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Eating Everything – TCM and Chinese Cuisine


“In Guangxi we eat everything with 4 legs but tables and chairs, everything in the ocean but submarines, and anything in the sky but airplanes,” a giddy student told me when I asked about local dishes. It turned out that … Continue reading

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Volunteers Save 500 Dogs From Being Slaughtered – News Story of the Week


Eating dogs is something we joke about when we think of Chinese food, and then we are often scolded by those who are more “politically correct” than us. However, throughout much of China dog meat is a fairly common delicacy. … Continue reading

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