Coursera Course Review: Chinese Culture and Contemporary China (Nanjing University)

Over the last two decade, there have been a massive interest in Understanding China. Being a self-confessed Sinophile, I am have been on this “China Understanding” journey for almost a decade now. Given the obvious market that is out there for “Westerns” who want to “know” China, there is a mountain of content available online. But how do you pick up the sources that you … Continue reading Coursera Course Review: Chinese Culture and Contemporary China (Nanjing University)

How to make Chinese Green Tea!

I’ve always been passionate about ‘Tea’ and it was apparently quite apparent to my friends from the middle kingdom. So, here are the different teas that our friends from China got us. I was told a lot of these are from the Fujian / Zhang Fu province, the home of authentic (high-altitude) Chinese teas. The image above shows the varieties of tea that we received – … Continue reading How to make Chinese Green Tea!