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Further greedy adventures

27/04/2011

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  1. Trisha Paxton permalink
    28/04/2011 7:44 am

    I’m sure you were a lot more elegant with the chopsticks than you’ve portrayed yourself here, Sarah! 🙂 P.S. What on earth is a ‘tea egg’?

  2. 30/04/2011 8:35 pm

    i love this, sarah. i always wonder how other women seem to eat lovely food yet stay so slim.
    when i lived in south korea i thought i was quite good with chopsticks, yet they’d always conspicuously bring me a fork (they pronounced it ‘pork’) in restaurants. sigh.

  3. Sarah Laing permalink
    02/05/2011 11:59 am

    Thanks, Melissa, and Trisha, I think a tea egg is an egg that has been boiled in tea for a long time. Its white is kind of brown-ish, and it has a more complex flavour than a regular boiled egg (complex = I don’t know how to describe it.) I ate heaps of them at my hotel’s buffet breakfast.

  4. Kirsten permalink
    27/08/2012 9:04 pm

    I like the sound of that VUP book – is it on NZ writers in China? Or Chinese writers here?

    • Sarah Laing permalink
      28/08/2012 12:39 pm

      This is its whole title: ‘ New Zealand’s China Experience: Its Genesis, Triumphs, and Occasional Moments of Less than Complete Success, Edited by Chris Elder’ – so not necessarily about writers at all! I shall find out when it’s published in November.

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