Author Archives: A Panda's Florida Notebook
After a late afternoon shower, mushrooms pop out in the yard. As a native Chinese, my gut tells at the first place, “Are they edible? They look so fresh and thick… ” But I dare not to try. Food poisoning can be … Continue reading
In Ginne Springs, Florida.
You’ve got your way to cool down. I have mine.
Hi, I am back to earth! To which planet did I travel in the last 3 months, you may ask. Somewhere had been called “Otaku”. Well, I confess I have become so sluggish during the summer holidays. The reason in … Continue reading
My skin sends me a warning: my first summer in Florida takes the chariot of the sun, having arrived at Gainesville. In the afternoons, the sizzling sunshine turns my roommate’s car into a food steamer. We sit inside as if some Chinese steamed … Continue reading
Let’s turn our mental camera on. In both America and China, we sometimes find the dishes crowned (or mixed) with scarlet red (seasoning, sauce, soup or whatever). Then we zoom in for a close-up. It’s 90% probable that the red sauce in Chinese … Continue reading