Tag Archive: food

Our Christmas Eve dinner

This has been the first year that I have arranged a Christmas Eve dinner in Suzhou. I never did it before because, to be honest, I’m not a very Christmasy person. It was… Continue reading

Dangerous food combinations

We are in the middle of autumn and it’s persimmon season! Well, at least in China, because I don’t remember ever having eaten persimmons in Spain when I was a child. At home… Continue reading

Chinese encouraged to eat less meat

A few weeks ago I read a piece of news about the Chinese government modifying their dietary guidelines and reducing the recommended quantities of meat to eat per day. The article can be… Continue reading

Popular Chinese dishes for foreigners

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about the Chinese dishes that foreigners hate, according to a QQ article. Today I want to talk about the other side of the same topic:… Continue reading

10 Chinese dishes that foreigners find gross

The other day I read an article on WeChat that was called “10 Chinese Dishes Foreigners Can’t Stomach”. This type of articles are usually not too objective, as what someone dislikes, the next person… Continue reading

Chinese birthday cakes

I have been feeling pretty uninspired lately. I started several posts but left them sitting on the draft folder because they felt boring and irrelevant. But inspiration can be found any moment and… Continue reading

Cooking for dummies

A few months ago I said I couldn’t cook many things and I hadn’t used the oven much. Well, thanks to my new status as a stay-at-home translator, that is changing! I was worried I would… Continue reading

A tourist in Shanghai

This past year I have been living and working in Shanghai but, to be honest I haven’t done much here. My weekdays were spent in the small triangle between the office, the apartment and… Continue reading

The Mid-Autumn Festival

Today is the Mid-Autumn Festival! And even though I just arrived to Spain for my 2 week holidays, I scheduled this post in advance to share some facts about the festivity. Traditionally, the… Continue reading

What do we eat today?

I have to confess I am not good at cooking. I can only do a few simple things: pasta, salad, curry rice. Now that we have an oven I should be able to… Continue reading