20 Jun2016

 

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Our final stop on “The Lost Plate” food tour in Xi’an was literally a sweet, fragrant ending to a lovely morning spent eating and touring markets.

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18 Jun2016

Char Ming…

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Read out loud, slowly. Then don’t suppress your urge to burst out laughing.

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16 Jun2016

 

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Fondle two nearly identical genetically unusual nuts in your palms daily until they develop a patina from your body oils — it will extend your life by years or decades.

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16 Jun2016

“Stoned” Bread

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Hahaha. I meant STONE BREAD.

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15 Jun2016

 

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After touring the Muslim market in Xi’an, we headed to the edge of the market, and before getting back into our tuktuk, we had two quick bites…

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POSTED IN: Desserts/Baked Goods/Sweets, General, Other Food Products, Kitchen Equipment, Etc., Travel & Leisure

14 Jun2016

 

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In the middle of the market in Xi’an, a young vendor was hammering and smashing away at a block of what looked like sugar or candy.

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POSTED IN: Other Food Products, Kitchen Equipment, Etc., Travel & Leisure

13 Jun2016

 

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Perhaps the most unexpected discovery in our market tour in Xi’an was a visit to a cricket shop.

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12 Jun2016

Floral and Leaf Teas

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One of the first stalls we came across at the market in Xian was a vendor offering various types of green leaf tea and flowers for hot infusions.

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POSTED IN: General, Other Food Products, Kitchen Equipment, Etc., Travel & Leisure

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