[making] What to look for when you purchase small kitchen appliances in Asia?

Shopping in Asia is not only limited to clothes, novelty items, animes, and beauty supplies.  When I visit to Taiwan and Japan, in particular I'm always attracted to check out small kitchen appliances. I've bought mini grill, nagashi somen (流しそうめん) machine, travel cookers, blenders and more in Japan.  I was all thrilled and excited until…

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[wellness] What real food should we eat to prevent hair loss and boost hair growth?

Eat real food with high protein and vitamins like broccoli to prevent hair loss and boost hair growth

[xmas 2018] Top 5 perfect Xmas surprises for the Foodies

Christmas is coming in less than 2 weeks and I know most of us are still going out crazy shopping for the holiday. It's always thoughtful to give and to receive gift that fit your loved ones and at the same time they have absolutely no idea to have receive such thing on Earth. So…

[shopping] Where can you shop reasonable priced organic Chinese vegetables?

I have conducted an Asian grocery shopping tour earlier at a local Chinese supermarket with two participants.  It was indeed a very interesting idea exchange experience.   My two participants are definitely rookies in Chinese cooking, and they were definitely amused on how many Chinese herbs and veggies we use in our everyday cooking; that…

[making] List of 0 calories natural sugar substitute

As soon as we all knew how bad sugar is, we all either try to quit sweet or find the best substitute for paleo, low carb diets.   I was definitely born with a sweet tooth, from white sugar I've already switched to natural sugar like maple syrup and honey, and now I'm looking into…