taramasalata

taramasalata dip

September 19, 2022

Twenty-six years ago, Mr. S introduced me to a Greek fish dip called taramasalata.  We had recently begun to date and at a restaurant, he ordered the dip.  I was, at first, turned off by the ingredients.  However, when one is in a new relationship, one tends to be more adventurous. 🙂 But how on…

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Serenity Now

August 29, 2006

Sometimes a busy coffee shop with barista’s shouting out “latte” “cappuccino” just doesn’t seem like the place one goes to unwind or relax. I’ll explain why. The flat above us is being renovated, there’s street construction below and the building across the way is being prepared for demolition. Peace and quiet while savoring a good…

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Lunch in Shenzhen

August 26, 2006

I promised to take my daughter to Shenzhen this morning as it was a nice break from our Saturday routine. It’s an easy 50 minute train ride from Tsim Sha Tsui East train station and we had timed it perfectly to arrive just in time for lunch! Lo Wu Commercial City (LCC) is a huge…

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What the heck is a wet market?

August 25, 2006

A wet market refers to types of markets not necessarily selling live animals, but one that is selling fresh vegetables, meat and fish in the open and gets washed down with water regularly. Hong Kong has many wet markets and if you have never been to one, you are in for a treat! Yes, all…

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