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Avocado Smoothie

Easy three ingredients avocado smoothie is easy to make, natural and nourishing. Live is so satisfying now because we have so many yummy foods around. The reason and background of my little food blog is the Chinese stores outside China, providing high quality Chinese ingredients. On the other side, we…

Easy three ingredients avocado smoothie is easy to make, natural and nourishing. Live is so satisfying now because we have so many yummy foods around. The reason and background of my little food blog is the Chinese stores outside China, providing high quality Chinese ingredients. On the other side, …

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Cooling tea for summer heat

Hot weather is officially here, with the summer solstice just a few days away. All over China, the weather map takes on various shades of red as the country swelters.

While the north is dry and hot, the southern regions are baking in humid heat known as sauna weather. That is why herbal teas are always an important part of summer.

These teas are infused with Chinese herbs and may taste slightly sweet or intensely bitter, depending on what they were prescribed for. But for as long as we can remember, herbal teas have been popular in the south. "Cooling herbal tea" or liangcha is so much a part of Chinese life that it has been listed as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Hot weather is officially here, with the summer solstice just a few days away. All over China, the weather map takes on various shades of red as the country swelters.

While the north is dry and hot, the southern regions are baking in humid heat known as sauna weather. That is why herbal teas are always…

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