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Three Uncles

Three Uncles

One thing I do miss from my youth in Hong Kong is the meats hanging in the window. Although I do recognise that it is a surprising display for some that think that perhaps eggs grow in a box.  If only life was so clean…

Wheelcake Island

Wheelcake Island

The word “wheelcake” was a new one for me. As for the word “island”, perhaps that is a reference to Taiwan, which is the last bastion of the Republic of China.  Not to be confused with the People’s Republic of China.  Failure to use the…

Dumpling Shack

Dumpling Shack

Desperation can manifest in fascinating individualistic ways.  I think current nomenclature likes to refer to this as “providing for tailor made needs”. For me, the process was an interest that became an urge.  That soon took on further shape by crystallizing into a tangible objective. …

Pizza at home

Pizza at home

Continuing on to try and show I know something about what I’m talking about (that’s for food, not life in general), here is my attempt at pizza. A seemingly straightforward concept involving flour, yeast, oil, salt and a few other elements I was soon to…

Japanese cheesecake

Japanese cheesecake

In attempting to address a profound critic of my writing, I have been forced to undertake a laborious undertaking. Trying to bake. To provide the greatest degree of potential literary amusement, I decided to be ambitious and try for a cheesecake.  If it collapsed, sank…