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Domestic Sheep

Take aim for shots of taste

Think you can turn that pretty pavlova into a work of art? Or capture the atmosphere of a bustling food market in 2-D?

Thursday, 5 July, 2012, 12:00am

That's a sheep shot

During the 1980s and '90s, it was all the rage for some Hong Kong celebrities and tai-tais to disappear from public view and re-emerge a few weeks later looking much younger.

And the key to this magical makeover? Sheep - or more precisely lambs residing in the Swiss Alps.

2 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Relax

Counting on ewe

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

It's mainlanders fleecing mainland tourists in HK

Calls for a new body to monitor tour firms

SCMP headline, February 9

Let's review how the flocks of sheep in this town are tended, as it seems we have politicians who do not quite understand why and how sheep are brought here.

10 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

On the edge of a desert, an old market thrives and enchants

The road leading into Kashgar's livestock market is a veritable animal jam, a quagmire of unruly sheep, cows, horses and donkeys, all pulling in different directions.

Above the bleating, mooing and hawing, one can hear the herders shouting 'Posh! Posh!' , 'Get out of the way'.

9 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Hard cheese

The Ardi Gasna (ardigasna.blogspot.com) blog isn't so much about eating food, rather it's about the making of it - sheep's-milk cheese, to be specific. Rebecca King, who started a sheep dairy farm in California, in the United States, writes about the business in all its (sometimes gory) glory, so don't expect posts about cute little lambs gambolling happily in green pastures.

31 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Meat in point

Imagine eating the same steak year in year out. We're not talking about the same breed of cow, or cows from one unbroken lineage (something of an obsession for certain Japanese when it comes to Kobe beef, which is sometimes served with the cow's birth certificate on display).

22 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Little Sheep growing fatter

Restaurant chain needs staff to cope with rapid expansion

The terms hotpot and Little Sheep have become synonymous when it comes to the popular Chinese fare used to warm the winter blues.

22 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Opposites can attract in the animal world too

The latest book from aspiring illustrator Shana Cheung Wan-shan tells the heartwarming story of an unusual friendship - between a sheep and a wolf.

Under the pen name A.Mieh (think of the sound a sheep makes), the colourful Sheep in Love & the Wolf Also is Cheung's fourth book.

22 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Hong Kong plays an inflated and sheepish role for the Welsh in today's FA Cup final

Wales is a nation of the UK famed for its singing, rugby ... and sheep. Welsh folk have long tried to shrug off stereotypical associations with the woolly, four-legged ruminants that bleat 'baah' in unison, but we now learn that Hong Kong is playing a part in ramming home the jibes often thrown at the Welsh during sporting events between them and their old enemy - England.

17 May 2008 - 12:00am

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