Eating with the moon

A focus on ‘diets’ seems rather commonplace with the press at the turn of the year. New year, new resolutions, and too often this refers to losing weight. Just before…

Do you celebrate Christmas?

In the weeks leading up to the Christmas holidays, I had been repeatedly ask, do you celebrate Christmas? Honestly, I’ve found this to be a strange question as Christmas is…

Mid-autumn festival 2020

Is the Mid-Autumn Festival now all about Mooncakes? A sequel blog to this important Chinese festival which takes place on the 15th of the 8th month in the lunar calendar.

Wet Market Wednesdays

This recent online chat with Dr Alia Ahmed who is a psycho-dermatologist reminded me about the importance of understanding the underlying factors that drive what and how we eat. Over…

End-of-life rituals

Recently, an elderly relative on my husband’s side passed away. Being the only member of the family in Hong Kong, we assisted with some of the funeral arrangements held last…