Ramada Plaza Riverside Hangzhou
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... taste better when they’re
from home. My conclusion is that rather than the snack itself, it’s the memory of eating them in the past in an environment that we called home, that creates the comfort we find in such treats. After all, taste and smell are two of our senses that can conjure up the oldest, and yet most vivid memories – like a quick trip home through time and space.
... of Europe is being reduced to just a few dishes. Indian restaurant owners no doubt are facing the same challenge. The US is the only country I can think of that has managed to export regional dishes, such as Southern Comfort Food, Tex Mexx or Chicago pizza internationally. Being able to present itself as a diverse country and reducing generalization and stereotyping so common with other countries (or even continents as with Africa) speaks ...
... random facts about tea that I learned today (as I remember them, didn’t exactly take note):
1. All tea comes from the same plant, the only difference being how old the leaves are.
2. The first picking of Hangzhou’s Longjing tea once fetched 8,000 RMB for 500g.
3. Tea tree oil is derived from the tea tree’s blossom.
4. High quality tea ...
... With all the vegetation in Hangzhou and, in particular at West Lake, this was one of our least polluted days.
After strolling through the park, we all boarded a boat and took about a 45-minute cruise around the lake. The lake was beautiful from the shoreline and edged toward spectacular from the boat, with several temples and pagodas in the hillsides and colorful boats on the water.
From West Lake we took a short ...
... was across the road & patients came in with prescriptions & came back an hour later to collect immense packages of dried plants which they take home, infuse & then drink the result. Watching the technicians preparing these potions was so interesting. It looked like organised chaos with much shouting and the number of drawers containing dried plants which continually needed replenishing was very strange to our eyes. One of the most interesting experiences we have ...