This blog post is on how to choose leaves for natural fabric printing. I have previously written about fabric printing. In the beginning, there were some with great success and not so with some. Along the way, I found that leaves that make the patterns on natural printing play an important role in the process. […]
This is a blog about how to make Nian gao a quick and easy method at home. It simply means New year’s cake in Chinese. It is normally served during the Chinese New Year. Also, it is eaten all over most Chinese communities and is not just a regional dish. Once someone said Chinese New
This is a blog post on how to print fabric using Cotinus leaves. It is also known as a smoke tree as the matured plant produces fluffy grey smoke-like clouds that resemble smoke. The long name is called Cotinus coggygria (red beauty). There are a few varieties of Cotinus from what I understand not all
This is a blog post on how to make soybean pudding (tau foo fah) at home. It is also known as doufu hua ( 豆腐花) (tau foo fah) pudding. A classic ancient Chinese pudding. It is a bit like an Asian equivalent of the Italian panna cotta. Except that it is soy rather than dairy.