Good Business Ethics

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There’s something to be said for a good code of business conduct and ethics. A well known Chinese saying “a fox will always show its tail” brings to mind a clarity that helps look farther than the immediate picture in any line of business. The past few weeks have presented its set of hoops to overcome along with the good … Read More

Summer Fun

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What’s summer without the fun? No matter what the situation, rain or sunshine, there’s always a good excuse to enjoy summer. Great food, wine, celebrating simple pleasures with friends and family. The irony is that England is one of the best places to be during summer so there really isn’t the need to travel anywhere else. We at Naturally Chinese … Read More

Father’s Day Weekend

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“Son’s first hero, daughter’s first love”. I think many of us could agree with this statement. I might be going out on a limb by saying that I’ve often felt that Father’s Day tends to get overlooked as compared to Mother’s Day. But that is my feeling anyway. And I wonder why should it be any different? Shouldn’t fathers receive … Read More

Looking Towards Summer

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It’s been a busy week but productive and fruitful all the same with fantastic news to report. I had a message from Trip Advisor a few days ago telling me that Naturally Chinese had won the 2014 Certificate Of Excellence acknowledging us for our consistent top ratings from Trip Advisor travellers. I am really touched by the responses that I … Read More

Tea Tasting Affair

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Hints of jasmine, honey, magnolia, orange blossom and ginger fill the air as I sample some of the teas I am to select for the Tea Tasting event this Sunday, 18th May. It’s the last day of the Surbiton Food Festival and what better way for us to close than on a ‘Chinese High Tea’ affair. The pairing of tea … Read More

Dim Sum Cookery Class

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It’s one long party continuing into next week. This Monday, the 12th of May, Naturally Chinese will be hosting a Dim Sum Cookery class as part of the events lined up during the Surbiton Food Festival. This class was brought back by popular demand and I thought it to be the perfect time to host during the festival. If you … Read More

Surbiton Village Fete

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A few last minute preparations to make before Saturday’s Village Fete. This year, I hear there are going to be more people attending, so I want to be well stocked and ready. If you are looking for a way to spend your afternoon with friends and family this weekend, head down to St. Andrew’s Square, Surbiton. There’s a host of … Read More

Rolling Out The Spring Festivities

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We’re kicking off this Spring with a host of activities, the main focus being on The Surbiton Food Festival (3rd – 18th of May) with a line up of fun filled events for your enjoyment. The excitement is on with the Surbiton Village Fete in St. Andrew’s Square on the weekend of the 10th and 11th of May attracting friends … Read More

The Art Of Dim Sum

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If I am ever in need of replenishment after a hectic day of work, I have yet to find something that can top the sheer afternoon delight of dim sum. I say afternoon as it is my favourite time to recharge with a cup of jasmine tea and very often a beautiful combination of sweet and savoury bites laid out … Read More

Celebrating Our 2nd Anniversary

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April 6th marked two long years of graft, hard work and patience. Bringing together the components that have kept the business moving, has been a lesson in endurance and I am glad I decided to keep plodding on. I imagine that for any business, a big part of it is the journey and like life, is often about being able … Read More