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  1. Tree of plenty

    Posted Oct 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Belle Ramirez Once used to clean urinary catheters in 19th century England, eucalyptol, the main ingredient in eucalyptus tree oil, has since graduated to serve a nobler purpose- perfuming skin care products. A native Australian tree, the eucalyptus was referred to as the fever tree due to its medicinal purposes. For hundreds of years, the Aboriginal Australians used the leaves ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695800/tree-plenty
  2. Light up Times Square

    Posted Dec 15th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... at 6.30pm next Thursday under the big Christmas tree at Times Square in Causeway Bay. Hundreds of glowing LED throwies- small devices with an LED light attached to a coin battery and magnet- will be given out by Coca Cola. Participants can spice up the metallic tree using the throwies in whatever imaginative ways they can think of. Coca Cola also suggests participants record the display ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/575550/light-times-square
  3. One tough nut

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Susan Jung While visiting friends in New Jersey a few weeks ago, I saw my first walnut tree. But this was no ordinary walnut tree- it was the relatively rare, expensive black walnut. ... (Wood from the black walnut tree is valued for being extremely hard.) Their flavour is richer and more intense than that of ordinary varieties. A slight bitterness means they're good to use ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985998/one-tough-nut
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Seasons: squash and go

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung Susan Jung The acorn squash got its name because its shape resembles the small nut of the oak tree (although, obviously, it is a lot larger). Usually deep green (but occasionally golden or variegated), it is distinctive for the deep ridges that run from the stem end to the base. As with other types of winter squash, the rind is hard and can be difficult to cut ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1082223/seasons-squash-and-go
  5. On the shelf

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a tree (baumkuchen is German for tree cake). It's made by spreading a thin layer of batter in a pan or mould and baking until set, then adding layers and baking again. It's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658570/shelf
  6. Reasons to celebrate

    Posted Jan 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... bundt cake, kugelhopf and brandied mincemeat cupcakes (above) decorated to resemble Christmas tree ornaments. Her recipes include snowflake-embossed shortbread and banh mi (Vietnamese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734551/reasons-celebrate
  7. Table talk

    Posted Jul 01st 2010, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... with Susan Jung Steve Farquharson, owner and winemaker of Wooing Tree Vineyard in Central Otago, New Zealand, will host a dinner on Saturday at the Dragon King Restaurant in Causeway Bay. The menu includes steamed mantis prawn with egg white served with Monowai Pinot Gris 2008; crispy roast chicken with Wooing Tree Beetle Juice 2008; Singapore-style black pork with Wooing Tree Pinot ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718644/table-talk
  8. Black Olives

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Janice Leung Parthenon Pitted Naturally Ripened Kalamata Olives These fairly large olives have textures ranging from slightly firm to downright mushy. If you can get over the excessive saltiness, there is a fruitiness, but no distinct olive flavour. Maybe we expect too much from the words 'tree-ripened' and 'hand-picked' on the label. HK$44.90, Oliver's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001787/black-olives
  9. Shell out

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as they fall from trees in the autumn. They grow wild in many parts of the world, including Turkey and Italy (both countries are famous for the size and quality of their hazelnuts), and some parts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983961/shell-out
  10. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Ageing gracefully: How to get the best out of life's luxuries

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Annabel Jackson

    ... be matured outside, hung from trees, but they are usually hung in part of the house. Some people hang them over the domestic stove, where they become lightly smoked. The hams become stronger ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-wine/article/1075312/ageing-gracefully-how-get-best-out-lifes-luxuries

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