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How my grandfather wooed his son-in-law—with peanut cake
Sunquick soda
Amid a pandemic, yee sang all-year-round
Mom’s year-round yee sang
The painstaking process of making Foochow red wine
Of Prosperity Burgers and my long-distance friend
How my grandfather wooed his son-in-law—with peanut cake

How my grandfather wooed his son-in-law—with peanut cake

It’s not every day that your future father-in-law goes out of his way to make your favourite cake for you. Except, for Mildred’s father, it was.

Sunquick soda

Sunquick soda

If you’re going to give yourself a sweet treat, go all out and bring some canned fruits to the party for a drink you can eat.

Amid a pandemic, yee sang all-year-round

Amid a pandemic, yee sang all-year-round

Pandemic-driven lockdowns have flattened our sense of time, and so one family decided to ask the hard question: who said you could only have yee sang at New Year?

Mom’s year-round yee sang

Mom’s year-round yee sang

When joy is scarce, we find every reason to celebrate. Make this yee sang any time of the year.

The painstaking process of making Foochow red wine

The painstaking process of making Foochow red wine

One home cook turns to her family recipes, the Internet, and a healthy dose of curiosity to make Foochow red yeast rice wine.

Of Prosperity Burgers and my long-distance friend

Of Prosperity Burgers and my long-distance friend

A story of how the McDonald’s CNY staple kept a friendship going for over 20 years.

 
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