This episode is absolutely amazing (not that others aren’t): Li Ziqi started from planting seeds, went on to hand pick ornamental cotton , and then processed cotton balls using the old-fashioned, giant bow and string. Finally, she made cotton quilt for grandma with ancient, traditional tools and technique. As a bonus, she also made small cotton quilts for her two adorable puppies.
Li Ziqi bought half a pig from relatives and went to work.Read More »Smoked Sausage, Spicy Chicken Soup, and Pork Liver with Salted Eggs
Li Ziqi uploaded a new video on December 31, 2019. But in China, it’s already New Year’s Day, so she’s posting it as the first video of 2020. As always, it’s beautifully done. She made barbecue on a frying pan, as well as Chinese flat bread – the palm sized bread with stuffing inside and sesame seeds on top. But the highlight is that in the end, she sang a… Read More »2020 First Video from Li Ziqi – BBQ, Chinese Flat Bread, and Singing Solo
When it comes to Chinese food, soy sauce is used everywhere. It’s one of the most basic condiment you’ll ever see. Many people post videos of making gourmet food with soy sauce, but for Li Ziqi, she starts with planting soybeans … For the rest of us, we buy soy sauce from a grocery store. Good thing is that many stores carry them, including Costco. If you live in the… Read More »From Soybeans to Soy Sauce: The Traditional Chinese Way
Winter is coming. Ziqi is ready. She harvested a basket full of ginger and went to work. Ginger rice tea, ginger jelly, ginger duck, you name it.
Hot pot is very popular in China, as well as many Asian countries. It features a simmering pot of soup in the middle of the table. People dip thinly sliced meat or vegetables in the pot for a brief moment, and then enjoy with their own dipping sauce.Read More »Hot Pot on a Snowy Day and How to Cook Hotpot at Home