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Jun,

15

Chinese food and wine, in China…

I’m in Yantai, in Shangdong province in China.  A costal resort with 9 miles of golden beaches overlooking North Korea, equidistant between Shanghai and Beijing.  A beautiful place, the wine area of this global Superpower at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.  I’ve been to all of the awards since 2008.  Sitting on a bus knowing not knowing the destination with the worlds best food writers is my idea of heaven, the fun, the intelligent conversations about food and more importantly the global networking is my idea of work and a holiday.  But Chinese food in China, what is it?

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25

Mar,

15

Jet-lagged with a Peking Duck in Peking

It’s amazing what one forgets about the Far East when they have not visited for a few months.  It’s the little things, the sounds and smells that all of a sudden after landing are as familiar as the sight of the fields where I go home to our family farm in Northern Ireland.  I’m back in China for a very busy trip, but I wish this jet-lag would go away.  It’s 2 am and as Elton sang ‘good morning to the night‘.  It’s 6pm at home in Blighty and my body feels it’s there. Continue reading

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22

Mar,

15

James in China

I’ve been travelling to China since 2009, presenting TV and writing cookery books out there as well as bringing the Best of the UK to China.  This week I’m going to launch AGA cookers in China.  What a privilege to be the man who launches this Great British product in the Far East.  Can I help you with your brand in China?

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