New Beginnings

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With only a couple of days to Chinese new year, a few tasks remain to be completed for the arrival of the year of the Rooster. The week leading up to Chinese New Year is bustling with preparations in most Chinese families’ household. It begins with a deep clean of the house to make room for good fortune to enter. … Read More

Chinese New Year 2017

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The Year of the Rooster is upon us this 2017. The lucky colours for the year are expressed through a myriad of shades of red, yellow, orange, pink and purple. Warm tones like amber reds and blazing golds come from the fiery rooster. This year we will be celebrating Chinese New Year 2017 on the 28th of January. We will … Read More

Aromatic Garlic

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Much of Chinese cooking is centered around garlic. Infact, the two sister ingredients – garlic and ginger are complementary in that if ginger provides the zing of vitality, then the garlic’s potency provides for power and energy. Garlic’s curative powers are well known in most cuisines. When cooked it also enhances the flavour of the dish making it more satisfying … Read More

Eating Sustainable Foods

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January presents an opportunity for us to reflect on  our goals for the coming months. Soon the weather will change and we will be able to do more, see more, even grow more. One of my goals that is very important to me is to be part of a movement that promotes eating sustainable foods. At Naturally Chinese, we’ve been … Read More

Chasing the New Year Blues Away

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So it’s 2017 already! Christmas came and went and here we are at the start of a new year. Daunting as it may seem to some, the next two weeks are a good opportunity to adjust to the new things we want to accomplish for the coming year. Making a list and keeping it by your bedside helps. Crossing them … Read More