My Follow Me Foodie Favourites & Best of 2012! I prefer calling it my “favourites” or most “memorable” experiences, but I’ll include “the best” just because I’m weak and want to align with every other “best of 2012″ list out there. This is a recap of my delicious 2012.
My Follow Me Foodie Adventure: A search for the stinkiest stinky tofu in Hong Kong. I was on the tram enjoying the sights of the city and then out of nowhere I was hit by the rancid smell of hot steamy sewage. My nose and brain finally registered as to what it was. I realized that it was stinky tofu & it was intoxicating.
Entomophagy is the consumption of insects as food. So while I want to be calm about my exploration of eating bugs, it would be a bloody lie to tell you I wasn’t nervous. To be honest I was nervous-excited.
I’ve watched The Amazing Race and I’ve played Duck Hunt before on Nintendo, but this was a combination of both. It was my last night in Beijing and I was determined to go on The Great Peking Duck Hunt in Beijing.
Well what do you know? The first restaurant I ended up trying in Beijing specialized in Chinese Islamaic cuisine. There is actually a significant amount of Muslims in Beijing and this was authentic late night local eats.
Chinese food has a lot of symbolism and the ingredients are often chosen for a reason. I always looked at this dish and thought “soy milk and Chinese doughnuts”, but it’s much more than that.
Hello! Or 你好 (nǐ hǎo)! Welcome to Beijing! Beijing is the capital of China and it specializes in Chinese Mandarin cuisine. China is massive and “Chinese cuisine” is a huge umbrella topic. Here is a highlight of “Jing cuisine”.
McDonald’s Launches Black & White Burgers… ? It appears the answer may lie in a Chinese saying.‘Heibai liangdao tongchi’ (黑白两道通吃) is an expression to describe someone who ‘eats from both sides’.