Archive | July, 2013

Noodles – from Asia to Europe

29 Jul

With ancestry from Northern China, I was brought up on noodles and dumplings.  One of my fondest childhood memories was sitting around the kitchen table with my mom, aunts and grandmother, listening to the women chat about life, while making dumplings together.  I don’t think I’ve ever met a kind of noodle I didn’t like: the Chinese knife-shredded noodle, pho, ramen, lasagna, pierogi, dumpling…

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Therefore, I was ecstatic when I read an article about a journalist from China who traced the supposed journey of noodle from China to Europe.  Here’s an interview with the writer Jen-Lin Liu on Bon Appetit: On the Noodle Road.

I’m planning to get the book from the library as soon as possible and read up on her adventures with noodles.  Maybe I’ll even plan a trip following her journey.  Meanwhile, I guess I’ll reminisce some of my favorite noodles from around the world…Image

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Devore No More: Giant Steps Away…

17 Jul

A dog lover ever since I was a little girl, sometimes I’d much rather spend time with a dog than hanging around people. One of my dreams as a kid was to make enough money for an animal shelter where I can keep all the stray dogs and cats away from harm.
New of the Devore Hoarding Dogs have been floating around my Facebook page for a while. Here’s an update on a few of the lucky dogs that were adopted by The Mutt Scouts… The conditions of the dogs were much worse than I expected. But, the improvements, even with just a little bit of love, is astounding…

Fall 2013 Wedding & Engagements

12 Jul

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marie Chao Photography is now accepting reservations for Fall 2013 weddings and engagements!

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