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Monthly Archives: March 2014


Mum’s The Word


Mother's Day will be here again the following Sunday. As the flowers bloom and all fits in perfectly with the onset of spring, Naturally Chinese has been jotting down plans to celebrate this very special day for mums. Every mum wants to feel appreciated even though they may not show it. Whether it be a card, a flower, a chocolate or a cozy dinner to celebrate, it makes all the difference. Being a mum myself, I can vouch for that. I am thinking that an elegant dim sum brunch/ lunch or a fancy Peking Duck dinner can both make a fabulous [...]

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What A Duck!


I wanted to give you a sneak peak into the infamous Peking Duck as it dawned on me that it would make a wonderful Mother’s Day feast. I had touched upon it briefly in an earlier post mentioning that our chefs take the utmost care to source the best ducks they can find. Chef Chiu recently came upon a top of the line quality duck from France which he admits is more suitable because it is leaner and doesn't carry the extra layer of fat under the skin. In Chinese dining, ordering Peking Duck is a grand affair, an occasional dish [...]

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Women of Substance


As part of the spirit of Women's Day celebrations, I wanted to follow the tradition of acknowledging women in the fashion of some countries like Italy and Russia. It is known in these places that the women are gifted flowers and small presents to denote an appreciation for their hard work and femininity. Having had to rise to an occasion of playing the hero every now and then in my own life, I can relate to wanting to feel appreciated by my loved ones. I don't claim to know a whole lot about the history of Women's Day but when I [...]

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