Monthly Archives: April 2012

Yang Rou Pao Muo (羊肉泡沫)

Recipe Book I’ve decided to start writing up a few recipes for the most delicious, interesting, and representative dishes that I come across on my travels. Some will be essentially impossible to cook with the equipment and ingredients available at … Continue reading

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The Terracotta Warriors

Distance Travelled: 9487 miles Date: 28th July The Terracotta Army is located at the site of Qin Shi Huang’s tomb, some 30 km outside of Xi’an. There are two ways to get out there- get onto an organised tour, or … Continue reading

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A commitment

As it stands, I’m currently about 9 months behind on writing these blog posts. Considering I’ve been away for only around 10 months, that’s pretty awful. It’s not quite as bad as that sounds- I don’t have much more to … Continue reading

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Xi’an: An ancient capital, and an introduction to Baiju

Distance Travelled: 9487 miles Date: 27th – 30th July I stood outside Xi’an’s imposing Bell Tower, a ticket to ascend sitting unused in my pocket, watching the swallows catching moths. I was enjoying the peace and quiet of the traffic … Continue reading

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