Confuse me not please

Chinese New Year gift box. It contains extremely sweet candied fruits and nuts. There are English words at the bottom of the yellow sticker: “Extends new year’s greetings the gift box” I understand the idea, but the words make no sense. Will have to collect more of this treasures of confusion.

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Year of the Rat

The Year of the Rat has started on February 7, 2008. It is going to be a “rat” year according to some predictions. My Chinese cousins tell me that the same symbol 鼠 is used for the rat and the mouse. Now it is clear to me why sometimes they call Mickey Mouse a rat. […]

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I got the tail

We celebrated The Year of the Rat as usual, by eating out. One day early, to beat the crowds. Tomorrow we will celebrate again by eating at home. Steamed fish is my favorite. I like to eat a tail part. My wife cooks a better fish as you can see below. It also tastes super. […]

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Dim sum for breakfast

Today we had a family breakfast at the newly opened dim sum restaurant. Dim sum is a traditional Chinese breakfast consisting of small dumplings and other small, bite size stuff to eat. At the beginning my plate looked orderly and normal with vegetable dumpling, taro square cake and some hot sauces. I also ate the […]

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