HK CARE PACKAGE

My uncle returned from a trip to HK and as standard we can always expect some kind of Hong Kong related foodie care package to return with him. My dad’s side of the family always raid Kee Wah bakery and pop in all manner of finds from the snack section in Muji. Come to think

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FOOD, SHOPPING & GREAT COMPANY

So I don’t really do instagram posts anymore but the majority of these are instagram/iphone pictures (find me @diamondcanopy) and I thought I’d try and present them in a slightly different way. On Thursday, I took the day off work and spent the day in London, hanging out with my favourite blogger girls Daniela for

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WINNIE COOKS

I’ve been quite spontaneous with my posts this week and it’s definitely something that I am hoping to keep up! It’s a great excuse to use my camera a little more often but also goes back to how I first started blogging which was far more spontaneous in nature.   Earlier today, I came across

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TOPOKKI FOR LUNCH

Catching up with friends over food is my favourite thing to do so when my friend Claire came to visit me, I decided to take her to one of my favourite haunts in Birmingham. Topokki is a little Korean Cafe  serving ‘home style food’ and I was happy to discover that the owners and staff

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CNY 2013

It’s been a really lovely day. Chinese New Year feels a lot like Christmas and here are some pictures which illustrate our festive weekend! We are super traditional in our house so this picture heavy post is a fun way to show you what CNY is like for me (I seem to be showing you

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Chinese New Year and A Boy Named Sue

CNY preparations have begun in my house from spring cleaning to the minature mandarin tree which looks cute but also serve a double meaning at this time of year. Oranges symbolise prosperity and this week I expect a massive crate to appear in my house and we will be gifting many family members and friends

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Goodies from HK

A few days ago my family received a belated Xmas from our family in HK and I thought I’d share them as I received some weird and wonderful things. First up were these Pretz/Pocky goodies! The flavours include Pork Cutlet and Miso (which to me, seem to taste like the normal salad Pretz with a

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My Festive Food

Gingerbread sweater – Joy, Necklace – Topshop The past few days have been non-stop eating for most of us so here are a whole bunch of food photos taken mostly via my iPhone. For my family, the feasting kicked off on Christmas Eve where we all trooped over to my aunts, as it was her

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Fine Dining and Big Bang

In my last post I mentioned about my awesome trip to London and boy, did it live it to expectations. It was my cousin’s birthday and we all went to Apsleys, a very fancy Italian restaurant inside the luxury hotel located on Hyde Park Corner. Of course I took some photos so here we go!

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