Daily Archives: February 8, 2019


Westerners living in China have many reasons for deciding to migrate back to their home countries, whether it is food safety, quality of education for their children or air pollution. But when asked what they miss the most, virtually everyone will answer: ‘The Chinese food!’ Westerners get a strong form of ‘reversed homesickness’ when they remines about the fantastic Chinese cuisines. Before they left their home countries, they might have sometimes ordered take-out Chinese or gone to one of those infamous all-you-can-eat buffets in a Chinese restaurant; the type of Chinese food they’ll snub after having actually lived in China. […]

I cooked 500 different Chinese dishes in 800 days