Posts Tagged Culture

Craving for Authentic Chinese Food…

Feb 28th, 2010 Posted in Culture | no comment »

Sometimes we just miss homemade food. Chinese food can be found everywhere in the States, but it is the authenticity that makes the difference. We recently discovered a dumpling restaurant in our neighborhood where we could get not only dumplings with all kinds of stuffings but also many traditional Chinese dishes, such as green chives pancake (韭菜盒子), onion pancake (葱油饼), beef pancake (牛肉馅饼), marinated steamed bao (小笼灌汤包), raddish cake (罗卜丝饼), pot stickers (锅贴), bean paste crispy cake (豆沙酥饼), sweet or salty donuts (甜/咸蟹壳黄), and handmade noodles. Everything on their menu is made from scratch, and the food reminds us of our Moms’ dishes. It just feels very down home and welcoming. Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to Ms. Hou’s Mandarin Classroom!

Nov 27th, 2009 Posted in Culture, General, Lessons | no comment »

Hello Everyone, Welcome to Ms. Hou’s Mandarin Classroom!

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Don’t be afraid if you are a total beginner. Ms. Hou’s lessons start with the basics (Pinyin, pronunciation, greetings, and simple conversations) and move on to reading and writing Chinese Characters, advanced conversations, discussions of grammar, workshops about Chinese culture, and much more. Let’s learn Mandarin step by step with Ms. Hou!

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