Tagged: shanghai

Where do beggars in Shanghai come from? 0

Where do beggars in Shanghai come from?

In my previous post, we see that professional beggars in Shanghai are making more money than most people in Shanghai!  An investigation by the Shanghai Police Department showed that from Jan 1st to Aug...

A mother and daughter begs on the Shanghai subway 0

Beggars make over 10 grand a month on the Shanghai subway

Every city has its beggars, but how many beggars can claim to make over 10 grand a month? According to Shanghai Newscast, not only do professional beggars continue to beg regardless of frequent arrests,...

Chive fried eggs recipe (韭菜炒蛋) 0

Chive fried eggs recipe (韭菜炒蛋)

Here’s another common home style dish I ate when I was young.  Chive fried eggs are refreshing and healthy, and very fast to make. Ingredients: Chives (~160grams) Large eggs (3) Oil (3 table spoons)...

Shanghai cabbage and mushroom recipe (香菇小白菜) 2

Shanghai cabbage and mushroom recipe (香菇小白菜)

Here’s a simple dish that’s very common in Shanghainese households.  香菇小白菜 (xiang gu xiao bai cai) or mushroom and small Shanghaiese cabbage is an easy and savory vegetable dish. Ingredients Shanghai small cabbage seedlings...

Steamed pork buns xiao long bao (小笼包) 0

Steamed pork buns xiao long bao (小笼包)

In celebration of Canada Day I made pork buns. Well, really because our fridge broke and I needed to cook everything that was melting in the freezer. Pork buns or xiao long bao (小笼包)has...