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Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 10, 20, 2:09 am
Replies: 15
Views: 5,343
Posted By quirrow

Donkey is domesticated in China mainly for the...

Donkey is domesticated in China mainly for the hide, as there are traditional snacks made from e-jiao, which is donkey hide gelatin. It is also used in herbal medicine.

As for bird's nest it is...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jul 10, 20, 1:08 am
Replies: 1,359
Views: 55,900
Posted By quirrow

Warm day. So a glass of iced calamansi with sour...

Warm day. So a glass of iced calamansi with sour plum is refreshing.
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jul 10, 20, 1:04 am
Replies: 250
Views: 15,354
Posted By quirrow

Indeed my first visit to China in 1999, I found...

Indeed my first visit to China in 1999, I found the Chinese food to be sub-par compared to what I had in Singapore, HK, or Taiwan. Though repeat visits in the last couple of years showed a remarkable...
Jul 9, 20, 1:00 pm
Replies: 2,379
Views: 586,804
Posted By quirrow

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Javanese sunset taken from southern Jakarta, Indonesia
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jul 9, 20, 12:05 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,581
Posted By quirrow

For context, many Chinese/Korean owned sushi...

For context, many Chinese/Korean owned sushi joints in N. America caters to impoverished college students or immigrants on a budget so their prices are meant to be for a quick and cheap meal. I knew...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jul 9, 20, 11:51 am
Replies: 250
Views: 15,354
Posted By quirrow

Xiao Long Bao is actually from the...

Xiao Long Bao is actually from the Jiangsu/Shanghai area, with a variation called Sheng Jian Bao (Pan Fried Soup Dumplings) that is also popular in the Yokohama Chinatown. BBQ meats are a hallmark of...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 26, 20, 11:13 pm
Replies: 250
Views: 15,354
Posted By quirrow

Chinese food served in restaurants usually have...

Chinese food served in restaurants usually have superfluous names to 'elevate' its standing. But if you are not looking to self-make the tofu, most Asian supermarkets would have egg tofu which is in...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 26, 20, 4:42 am
Replies: 250
Views: 15,354
Posted By quirrow

Those would be Spinach tofu, usually served with...

Those would be Spinach tofu, usually served with some kind of braising sauce and mushrooms. A recipe for that dish is below: ere.
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 23, 20, 3:55 am
Replies: 250
Views: 15,354
Posted By quirrow

Try making mung bean jelly salad, commonly known...

Try making mung bean jelly salad, commonly known as liang fen in Chinese cuisine. It is also common in Korean cuisine, with different seasonings. The texture is a bit like a thicker version of the...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 22, 20, 10:43 am
Replies: 250
Views: 15,354
Posted By quirrow

If the cold chicken dish is usually served in the...

If the cold chicken dish is usually served in the Chinese BBQ places, then it's probably Soy-Sauce Chicken (酱油鸡). Other variations of cold chicken dishes are Drunken Chicken (醉鸡) which is as the name...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 21, 20, 6:14 am
Replies: 250
Views: 15,354
Posted By quirrow

Hainanese Chicken Rice is actually first served...

Hainanese Chicken Rice is actually first served by migrants from the Hainan Island in Singapore, unofficially, the origin of the Hainan chicken rice is somewhere from the coffee shops next to the...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jun 19, 20, 2:49 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,696
Posted By quirrow

A train ride across the Alps is always wonderful....

A train ride across the Alps is always wonderful. I did a shorter version of the journey from Chur to St. Moritz and St. Moritz to Tirano. Both of them was the most scenic rail journey I did, though...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 19, 20, 2:40 am
Replies: 250
Views: 15,354
Posted By quirrow

Some of my favourite Chinese cuisines are...

Some of my favourite Chinese cuisines are actually seafood or pork based.

Live steamed grouper fish, usually lightly seasoned with a special type of soy sauce and cooking wine. This dish is best...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 19, 20, 2:01 am
Replies: 2,904
Views: 163,569
Posted By quirrow

You just need to look closer. The trans-migration...

You just need to look closer. The trans-migration policy in the 70s-80s meant a lot of Balinese have spread across Indonesia, and have their own small communities where pork is served. In Jakarta,...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jun 8, 20, 1:22 am
Replies: 18
Views: 5,822
Posted By quirrow

Thanks for writing the report. The room inside...

Thanks for writing the report. The room inside the Carlton Hotel in Cannes is really not befitting its status for sure, as the interior resembles more of a downtrodden Holiday Inn along the...
Jun 7, 20, 10:48 am
Replies: 8
Views: 4,041
Posted By quirrow

Indeed, HK is a great place to do some B&W...

Indeed, HK is a great place to do some B&W photography, here are some of mine from my past visits to the city.

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Trio of Central...
Jun 7, 20, 12:00 am
Replies: 6,735
Views: 923,271
Posted By quirrow

Singapore recently reported a case of a Covid-19...

Singapore recently reported a case of a Covid-19 patient who passed away due to blood clots, 2 weeks after discharge and recovery from the virus. Report here...
Jun 6, 20, 11:17 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,659
Posted By quirrow

This is more to cater to the business executives...

This is more to cater to the business executives (Singaporeans working for MNCs with operations in China) and to wealthy tycoons (Chinese businesmen who have residences in Singapore).
Jun 2, 20, 11:18 pm
Replies: 1,800
Views: 142,058
Posted By quirrow

The ears are more connected to the respiratory...

The ears are more connected to the respiratory tract (hence the Ear, Nose, Throat specializations in medicine). From my limited understanding of high school biology, the eye fluids that parts of the...
May 10, 20, 11:38 am
Replies: 151
Views: 7,271
Posted By quirrow

I think you meant high infected rate per capita....

I think you meant high infected rate per capita. Out of 23,000+ cases, it counts 20 fatalities, putting them in as an anomaly like Qatar. Which incidentally are similar cases of small nations with...
May 10, 20, 11:16 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,872
Posted By quirrow

Thus far, that has been the main consensus in the...

Thus far, that has been the main consensus in the scientific community. Actually the consideration that this virus was originally transmitted to humans from animals, makes me wonder if there was the...
May 10, 20, 9:54 am
Replies: 121
Views: 18,481
Posted By quirrow

Neither have I, but if you were to notice in a...

Neither have I, but if you were to notice in a dimly-lit nightclub or bar, it is not that uncommon for people to mistakenly take someone's drink especially on a table with multiple guests. And...
May 10, 20, 9:15 am
Replies: 121
Views: 18,481
Posted By quirrow

Packed bars are definitely a hotspot for the...

Packed bars are definitely a hotspot for the virus outbreaks. In Seoul, there was a new wave of infections driving caseloads upwards after a patient who tested positive was bar-hopping in the Itaewon...
May 3, 20, 2:49 am
Replies: 121
Views: 18,481
Posted By quirrow

Buffets are quite the norm for food served at...

Buffets are quite the norm for food served at weddings in Indonesia. Though they are definitely to be avoided during this time since the common cutleries and utensils are magnets for viruses. Cold...
May 3, 20, 2:20 am
Replies: 6,735
Views: 923,271
Posted By quirrow

Mass and rapid testing is necessary along with...

Mass and rapid testing is necessary along with contact tracing to ascertain the possibility of no spread before we can say it is safe to 'get out more'.

Asymptomatic spread is what makes this...
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