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  1. Yoghurt drinks add some culture to your day

    Posted Sep 19th 2005, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... Suzanne Harrison A wide selection of yoghurt drinks are available in Hong Kong. Dietitian Gabrielle Tuscher says probiotic drinks need to be consumed for a long time to be beneficial. She ... healthy cultures to the body,' Tuscher says. 'If you have a history of poor bacteria in the gut, it could be recommended.' One or two a day would be fine, she says. However, Yakult ...

  2. Chengdu tea-drinking culture brewed over centuries

    Posted Nov 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... introducing their rich tea culture to the world. Not only does Sichuan grow some of the best green tea in the world, but the Sichuanese have also developed their own special tea ceremony, ... said. 'Our problem is we are not as good at business as the East coast Chinese and foreigners.' Sichuan teas and the Sichuan tea culture are still landlocked, and find few avenues ...

  3. Sobering up on teen drinking?

    Posted Jun 01st 2005, 12:00am by Claude Adams

    ... Claude Adams, Vancouver It was 2am after graduation night, and Emily, 18, was barely conscious in the basement of a Vancouver home. She'd been drinking vodka coolers until collapsing. Half a dozen of her teenage friends were in various stages of inebriation after a night of binge drinking- beer, vodka, tequila. Three security guards were at the front of the house, making ...

  4. Driven to drink

    Posted Jan 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... B. J. Lee South Korea must be a drinkers' paradise. It is an essential part of the work culture. At the end of the day, colleagues frequently go out for dinner together, which is usually accompanied, or followed, by a drinking binge. It is not uncommon to find male co-workers indulging until the small hours; never mind the wife and children awaiting their return. Indeed, ...

  5. Rich heritage of tea drinking boils down to good taste

    Posted Aug 26th 2005, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... to the Germans and cigars to the Cubans. In China, tea is more than just a beverage, it is an intrinsic part of the culture of the country. Everyone in the country, from farmers to government officials, drinks tea every day, and many drink it all day. There are different beliefs about the origin of tea drinking in China. Whatever the truth of the matter, tea has been served in China for more ...

  6. Join the millions who drink to better health with Chinese teas

    Posted Nov 18th 2005, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... a smoky, oak flavour. The tea is ideal for drinking without milk and complements spicy or salty food. Ying Hong A recommended blend originating in Yingde in Guangdong. The British royal family ... by steaming green tea and then leaving it to ferment naturally. The process involves the use of moulds, and in this respect is similar to making cheese. Tea drinking has long been a part ...

  7. Sweeping review of restaurant licensing

    Posted Apr 05th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A review of the food business licensing system is under way, aimed at speeding up applications and closing loopholes, a senior official told lawmakers yesterday. Principal assistant secretary of the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau Vincent Liu Mi ...

  8. Barley

    Posted Jan 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung When people think of barley- if they think of it at all- it's probably when they notice the small grains in the bottom of a bowl of soup. Knowledgable drinkers, though, know that without barley, many of their favourite tipples wouldn' ...

  9. Ink and drink

    Posted Aug 21st 2005, 12:00am by Mishi Saran

    ... 'Drink,' he says. 'This is the peak of the trip. The most exciting time will be when we're drunk. I want us all to get drunk and sing songs and dance and embrace each other. 'We need ... into the North for the five-day gathering on July 20, meeting their counterparts in Pyongyang's People's Palace of Culture. The delegates from North and South travelled on together, eventually ...

  10. Kuala Lumpur

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Rowe

    ... Simon Rowe 'Have you had tea yet?' goes the standard greeting among the shop-house owners of Kuala Lumpur's Chinatown. Between Sultan and Tun H.S. Lee streets, where the footpaths teem with coffee joints, tea houses and stores selling all m ...




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