Rosemary and Dried Cranberry Scones

Rosemary and Dried Cranberry Scones

These Rosemary and Dried Cranberry Scones caught my attention, as I was looking for some inspiration on Pinterest the other day. They sounded really easy to make, and I had … Read On…


Chicken Soup with Chinese Wild Yam

Chicken Soup with Chinese Wild Yam

I admit it, chicken soup with Chinese Wild Yam isn’t your normal chicken soup. But it is delicious, and healthy. The colder days have arrived in Hong Kong and soup … Read On…


Irish Wheaten Bread

The Best Irish Wheaten Bread

Irish wheaten bread became a staple in our house for awhile after our trip to Northern Ireland to visit my husband’s friends and family. (He’s not strictly Irish, but he … Read On…


Is the leaf cutter bee beneficial or a pest in your garden?

Is the leaf cutter bee beneficial or a pest in your garden?

The leaf cutter bee is new to me, but apparently it’s been around for a long time! This is the first year I’ve ever noticed this particular kind of damage … Read On…


Frost-free Gardening

Frost-free Gardening in Hong Kong

It’s wonderful to live in an area where I can enjoy frost-free gardening year round. Fall is officially here. Chung Yeung, a grave-sweeping holiday in Hong Kong, is past and … Read On…


Honey Garlic Oven Baked Chicken

Honey Garlic Oven Baked Chicken

Honey Garlic Oven Baked Chicken is a recipe I adapted from one I found on Pinterest. I was desperately searching through my pins for a new way to cook boneless, … Read On…


Mom's Apple Crumble

Mom’s Apple Crumble

There is something so comforting, so homey, so Fallish about apple crumble, don’t you agree? That sweet, intoxicating smell that wafts from the oven evokes sweet memories of childhood, sitting … Read On…


Easy Skillet Pork and Mushrooms

Easy Skillet Pork and Mushrooms

Easy Skillet Pork and Mushrooms is one of those amazingly simple recipes to prepare. I’m all about easy… but not if it sacrifices taste. This recipe delivers on both counts. … Read On…


Super Easy Nova Scotia Hodge Podge

Super Easy Nova Scotia Hodge Podge

I’ve been living in anticipation of making Hodge Podge since I found out I’d be in the Maritimes during Hodge Podge season. Hodge Podge is a traditional Eastern Canadian dish … Read On…


Ways to Get Around in Hong Kong

Ways to Get Around Hong Kong

There are many ways to get around Hong Kong. For such a busy, crowded city, the transportation system is excellent. Trains, buses and minibuses all stick to schedules, which is … Read On…