Shanghainese Savory Turnip Pancakes

I’ve always preferred savory to sweet when it comes to snacks, and Fried Turnip Pie (油墩子) is a traditional street-food in Shanghai that reminds me of many childhood memories when I lived there. If you’ve been to Wu Kang Road in the Former French Concession (法租界), that’s where me and my friends used to hang […]

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The Double-Seven Treats.

Despite the western Valentine’s Day on Feb 14th each year, the seventh day of July in Chinese Lunar Calendar is called Qi-Xi, a traditional festival to celebrate LOVE, originated from 2,600 years ago since the Han Dynasty. The story was an appreciation to the distant bonding between weaver fairy ZhiNv and a cowherd named NiuLang, […]

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