Black Sesame TangYuan for Winter Solstice Day 冬至食湯圓

The Chinese say “Winter Solstice Day is bigger than the New Year”, all over the country it’s a time for families to get together for dinner. In some southern places the dessert TangYuan (glutinous rice balls) is a must have, representing “together” and the combination of Yin and Yang. As a child store bought frozen…

Homemade Yogurt 自製酸奶

In this part of the world you have roughly two options for yogurt in the supermarket: The cheap local ones that taste like yogurt flavoured drinks with lots of additives, or the fancy imported ones that taste great with less additives but cost a fortune. And yet, yogurt must be one of the easiest thing…