Monthly Archives: October 2010

Halloween and Hungry Ghosts

This evening is Halloween and many of the shops here in Beijing have been stocking some of the type of stuff that has turned All Hallow’s Eve from the ancient Celtic festival it once was, into the commercial jamboree that … Continue reading

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Attack of the Hairy Crabs

Every year in October one of China’s most prized gourmet delicacies hits the market… the Hairy Crab. Eriocheir sinensis, for those of you who like the full Latin nomenclature – are called dazha by the Chinese – aka the Chinese … Continue reading

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