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Mid-Autumn Festival: To Gather with Food and the Moon

Mid-Autumn Festival: To Gather with Food and the Moon

Stop here with a cup of tea, read what I think, sip some Chinese culture knowledge, perhaps…makes your life change.                                                                                                                                     -by Hsiao-Yu Liao ======================================================================================= What comes into your mind when you hear about the Mid-Autumn Festival?  For the Chinese, of course, it would be a scenario of a whole family or friends gathering together, … Continue reading

Qixi Festival: in memory of the longest-distanced and forbidden relationship in Chinese Tales

Qixi Festival: in memory of the longest-distanced and forbidden relationship in Chinese Tales

Stop here with a cup of tea, read what I think, sip some Chinese culture knowledge, perhaps…makes your life change.                                                                                                                                     -by Hsiao-Yu Liao ======================================================================================= Qixi Festival: in memory of the longest-distanced and forbidden relationship in Chinese Tales In Chinese culture, the 7th lunar month is said to be the month of ghosts; however, it … Continue reading

Cake and Pastry: Your Friend of Lifetime

Cake and Pastry: Your Friend of Lifetime

Stop here with a cup of tea, read what I think, sip some Chinese culture knowledge, perhaps…makes your life change.                                                                                                                                     -by Hsiao-Yu Liao ======================================================================================= Cake and Pastry: Your Friend of Lifetime From the birth to the death, from the beginning to the end of the year, there is always 糕餅(gāobǐng – Cake/Pastry) connected with … Continue reading

Taiwanese Tea Beverages: Bubbles shake tea

Taiwanese Tea Beverages: Bubbles shake tea

Stop here with a cup of tea, read what I think, sip some Chinese culture knowledge, perhaps…makes your life change.                                                                                                                                     -by Hsiao-Yu Liao ======================================================================================= 台灣茶(tái wān chá -Taiwanese Tea) has been developed for 200 years or so. It’s one of the traditional beverages for Taiwanese people and has a strong connection with their lives. … Continue reading

Plum rains, is it Raining or Plums Falling?

Plum rains, is it Raining or Plums Falling?

      Stop here with a cup of tea, read what I think, sip some Chinese culture knowledge, perhaps…makes your life change.                                                                                                                                       -by Hsiao-Yu Liao   ======================================================================================= The weather forcast mentioned about “plum rains”. Plum rains, is it raining or plums falling? Well, don’t forget to bring your umbrella, you are experiencing梅雨季(méiyǔjì … Continue reading

A special gift carries you through your life

A special gift carries you through your life

Stop here with a cup of tea, read what I think, sip some Chinese culture knowledge, perhaps…makes your life change.                                                                                                                                     -by Hsiao-Yu Liao ======================================================================================= A special gift carries you through your life Traditional Chinese people thought that “It is better to teach your son a skill rather than to give him a thousand pieces … Continue reading

Breakfast- the combinational style in Taiwanese society

Breakfast- the combinational style in Taiwanese society

Stop here with a cup of tea, read what I think, sip some Chinese culture knowledge, perhaps…makes your life change. -by Shannon Jade ======================================================================================= Breakfast- the combinational style in Taiwanese society Breakfast is the first energy source that is important for everyone to start a day. While westerners have toasts, muffins, cereal, and coffee for … Continue reading