National Flower Series–East Asia 3–North Korea (Magnolia Siboldii) 6
National Flower Series–East Asia 3–North Korea (Magnolia Siboldii)

Magnolia sieboldii also called “Mongnan” or “Mokran” (목란; 木蘭) is the national flower of North Korea. It is usually grown as an ornamental tree in gardens. This species, Magnolia Sieboldii is one of the hardiest magnolias that

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Pedilanthus Tithymaloid- My Pink Little Lover..


“COMPETITION IS TOUGH BUT I CHOSE TO DISGUISE AS A PINK LITTLE BIRD… HOPEFULLY, THIS WILL ATTRACT MORE PEOPLE TO SHOWER ME WITH THEIR LOVES…”

During one of the Chinese New Years about 4-5 years back, I went to a

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What I cooked today (家常便饭系列)- 3-5-2013

WHAT I COOKED TODAY SERIES (家常便饭系列)- 3 May 2013 (at Blk 664 Jalan Damai)

3 May 2013’s menu:
1. White carrot pork rib soup (白萝卜排骨汤)
2. Teochew style steamed red grouper (潮式蒸红斑)(Angkao)
3. Braised luffa/tower gourd with egg (蛋汁炆丝瓜)
4.

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You Know Monkey God?
You Know Monkey God?

WHAT IS THIS SERIES

What is this? It is extremely beautiful and found in my kitchen cabinet. It is some product’s packaging. Questions is what product do you think it is? Actually, it is rather obvious. Answer released tomorrow.

National Flower Series - East Asia 2 - China (Mudan) - A little bit more
National Flower Series – East Asia 2 – China (Mudan) – A little bit more

wallacegardens:

Paeonia suffruticosa (tree peony) is native to China, where it is known as Mudan.

In front of the Audience Hall of Mu Tsung Huang Ti … there were planted thousand-petalled tree-peonies. When the flowers first opened the

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National Flower Series - East Asia 2- China (Mudan) - Unofficial
National Flower Series – East Asia 2- China (Mudan) – Unofficial

National Flower Series – East Asia 2 – People’s Republic of China – UNOFFICIAL

Although People’s Republic of China has not officially declared a national flower, everyone in China knows that the Republic’s unofficial national flower is peony (Paeonia Suffruticosa)

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National Flower Series–East Asia 1–Japan–Chrysanthemum 3
National Flower Series–East Asia 1–Japan–Chrysanthemum

National Flower Series – East Asia 1 – Japan (De-facto or non-official)

Japan do not have officially declared national flowers like other countries. However, two flowers that have significant influences in Japanese cultures and histories : Chrysanthemum (菊花) and Cherry

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BEAUTIFUL CAKES.....
BEAUTIFUL CAKES…..

YOU DARE TO TRY SERIES

I don’t usually re-blog but I can’t help but to re-blog this post. This cake is exceptionally beautiful and the baker must have taken lots of patience to bake this cake. Color selection, cake cutting

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What  I Cooked Today Series - General
What I Cooked Today Series – General

THINGS I COOKED TODAY SERIES – MY THOUGHTS

Before I proceed, I have to stress that what I am writing is nothing great as what a food columnist or food critics would have written. I am just documenting what a

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What I cooked today 2-5-2013
What I cooked today 2-5-2013

What I cook today series (家常便饭系列)- 2-5-2013.

Yesterday is a public holiday and we opted to eat out. Today, routine as usual and we ended eating what appeared in the photo above.

On 2-5-2013:
1. White gourd braised rice (白莆焖饭)

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