Monthly Archives: July 2014

Chinese pears poached in spiced red wine

Pears which have been poached in red wine are a popular dessert in Britain, the original recipe must go back hundreds of years and is lost in the mists of time.                   … Continue reading

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Expedition to the Watermelon Museum

Beijing, being the capital city of China, has no shortage of museums from the sublime to the unusual, and some which seem downright weird. A fortnight ago I persuaded a friend to come with me to visit a fairly new … Continue reading

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