City Super in the Far Eastern Mall (see above) also has fresh coriander.
“Everywhere else in the world is also really old” said Prof. Liu, a renowned historian at Beijing University. “We always learn that China has 5000 years of cultural heritage, and that therefore we are very special. It appears that other places also have some of this heritage stuff. And are also old. Like, really old.”
I love it to cook, but where can I find the right herbes and spices? Basil? Mint? Thyme? Savory? and and and? Are they cooking here with nothing? I mean, it seems to be a country without fresh herbes?!?!?!
I'm currently trying to get my herb garden growing.
Mint is doing well and some hot chilies are showing promise.
I hope to add 6 or 8 more to it.
My promise of habenero seeds turned out to be an envelope with a bunch of habenero powder and pieces...but damn its hot stuff!. He trying to get some more seeds to send me.
If I get more, they grow and do well I'll share the seeds or starter plants. When it happens.
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