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China food souvenirs: dried fruit

Mom is back in town! She has brought back sweets from China: dried persimmon, dried longan, dried grapes (aka raisins) and dried figs. Dried fruit is an excellent souvenir from China. Easy to take home, not that expensive and delicious. And if the home front doesn’t like it; more for you! Persimmon (Kaki in Dutch) […]
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More videos on the way

Lazy Penguin knows about a new shopping area in Utrecht, so we are going there to make more videos. I have no idea what we will eat, but it must be good. Look how enthusiastic Lazy Penguin is: I don’t have time today to write a food story, so that’s why I made this short […]
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3rd and last day of fasting

On the third day of fasting I got used to not eating. I don’t really want to eat anything at 11:49 and my mouth doesn’t miss water. I am okay with looking at food videos, because it gives me the feeling of tasting it. My brain really plays a big role in enjoying the food. […]
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Day 2 of fasting

Killing time by writing this post It’s 20:09 and I am waiting to eat at 21:37. I just killed some time by watching Food YouTubers. They are eating delicious shrimps, gimbaps, fishcake. AAAHHHH!!! Being to able to eat whenever you want is just such a blessing. The fasting is also meant for realizing what poor […]
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Day 1 of fasting

It was interesting today with no food and drinks. I got up this morning at 3:30AM to eat an early breakfast. I made a chicken soup, added a lot of vegetables and some rice. I drank about 4 or 5 cups of water. I went to bed with a water tummy. After one hour I […]
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3 days of fasting

I am going to do 3 days of fasting. I have a friend who will start the Ramadan on Tuesday evening 15 May. Last year I wanted to experience fasting too, but I chickened out. Today I decided to join 3 days of fasting starting from Wednesday 16 May at 4:11 in the morning. Friday 18 […]
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Happiness is…

..food Eating food which has the perfect balance in taste and has a nice texture. Eating food that reminds me of home. ..family They love me no matter what. I can be myself. ..friends Family that I have picked myself. Why this sappy post? Because today I am spending time with my friends and that […]
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Kingsday food

If you are ever in the Netherlands around 27th of April, then you can celebrate Kingsday with the rest of the country. On this day we celebrate the King’s birthday. The whole country is free and you will see a lot of orange and Dutch flags. When I was little, Lazy Penguin and I would […]
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Should a restaurant serve authentic food?

There is a new authentic Japanese ramen spot in town! Tensai Ramen in Rotterdam. The owners, Amy Choi and Chiyong Wong, went to Japan and have mastered the art of Japanese ramen. I was thrilled to try their ramen, so I visited them yesterday and tried the Shio Chin-tan Ramen. It was good, but a […]
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New skin

You like my new skin? I thought my website needed some color, so I finally made a background picture. I used the food drawings I made before from the “When in …, Eat ….” series. Sausage buddy, Mr. Dumpling, Bubble tea and Bitterball. I need to work on my Haring video, but I feel so lazy. […]
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