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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: Sauce material

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am

    ... and many other herbs and spices, it is used for cooking, or as a dip, among speakers of the Minnan languages in Taiwan, Fujian province and the Chaozhou-Shantou region of Guangdong. Given its popularity in this area, many assume the condiment originated in Fujian or even Taiwan. But shacha is a foreign import and its name gives a clue as to its source. Shacha , literally “sand tea”, ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: on thee mapp

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:31am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... he'd found something big. The map's significance relates to a series of faint lines radiating from Quanzhou, a seaport in Fujian. At a time when China was widely considered to be closed ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: smoke rings

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:38pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... was cultivated on Luzon (part of the modern-day Philippines) by the Spaniards and brought to China by the Fujianese. The plant, which was called tam-ba-cor in the southern Fujian dialect, took root ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - EAT/DRINK

    Luck in a bowl: Buddha Jumps Over the Wall

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 11:26pm by Bernice Chan

    ... The classic winter soup, Buddha Jumps Over the Wall, is packed with auspicious sounding ingredients, writes Bernice Chan Fortune flavours the bowl Buddha Jumps Over the Wall is a dish that dates back several centuries to the Qing Dynasty and is made in Cantonese and Min, or Fujian, cuisines. The curious name comes from the story of a monk who walks by a home where someone ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Vicious cycle: Shenzhen to Shanghai on two wheels

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 10:11pm

    ... between Chaozhou and the provincial border. We enter Fujian province with a sense of relief. There is a salty sea breeze, the mountains are forested and the rivers flow with clear water. People ... to mind scenes from mountainwater ink paintings. Southern Fujian may well be all that is left of old China; as we push north we cycle past Qing villages, ancient Taoist shrines, Buddhist temples ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: sea and joons

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... syllable of junco rhymes with “boon” rather than “bunk”, there’s a possibility that it has its roots in the Chinese dialect spoken in southern Fujian. In that dialect, the word for ship is joon, ... BC, King Fuchai of Wu founded a shipbuilding plant on Fujian’s Min River. Southern Fujianese and their joon, or junks, plied the seas of Southeast Asia for centuries before the Portuguese ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Yum cha: Rock stars

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 10:30pm by VIVIAN MAK

    ... Vivian Mak Vivian Mak The Wuyi Mountains, in Fujian province, are the source of a distinctive group of oolong teas that reflect the wonders of nature. The mountains were listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1999, and their sheer, rocky cliffs and creases- where the soil is thin but enriched with water from winding rivers- are home to ancient trees that are heavily shaded ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Yum cha: Chasing the dragon

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:06am by VIVIAN MAK

    ... to reddish green, a sign of oxidation. Phoenix Mountain is part of the South China ranges that span into Fujian province, which is another major oolong-producing area. The mountains rise as high ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - Food & drink

    Yum cha: Monkey business

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 10:02pm by VIVIAN MAK

    ... but "monkey-pick" nevertheless entered the lexicon to denote very rare, high-quality oolong. Tieguanyin tea from Anxi, Fujian province, is the variety most commonly associated with the monkey-pick label ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the Canton spirit

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Fujian province. This is hardly surprising: prior to the concentration of foreign trade in Canton in the 1750s, the port of Amoy (modern Xiamen), farther up the coast, in Fujian, was also open ... with Fujian. Before large-scale Han Chinese colonisation started from that province in the mid-18th century, Formosa was ethnically more similar to Luzon, too: the indigenous highland Negritos on both ...




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