// Snakevine (Tinospora smilacina).. Goat’s Foot Vine or Beach Morning Glory To heal sores and boils, it was customary for the Garby Elders to first apply bloodwood kino to the site. A bandage of boiled goat’s foot vine ( Ipomoea pes-caprae ) was then applied as a poultice. Sections of vine could also be rubbed,Continue reading “Bush Medicine used by Aborigines”
Yandina /jænˈdiːnə/ is a Sunshine Coast hinterland town just off the Bruce Highway. Its name comes from ‘yan’, meaning “to go”, and ‘dinna’, meaning “feet”. At the 2011 census, Yandina had a population of 2,221. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yandina,_Queensland Not long before World War 1, some pieces of raw ginger found their way to Buderim, Australia – whichContinue reading “Ginger Factory Yandina Queensland”
Making dumplings with a Chinese family was a all in experience. Flour and water was combined, then kneaded to make a soft dough. This was cut into small pieces and then rolled into a fat pencil. The fat pensil of dough was then cut into small pieces about the size of a 20 cent coinContinue reading “Dumplings Yangquan Style”
Comet is a very small town 42 kms from Blackwater. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comet,_Queensland Comet is a town in central Queensland, Australia. The town is located on the Capricorn Highway, 859 kilometres (534 mi) north west of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Comet and the surrounding area had a population of 233. Comet is the oldest town in the Emerald region, establishedContinue reading “Comet Queensland”
The noodle Maker Makes noodles in the street. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ladymaggic/4965718611/ A dough made with flour and cold water is kneaded into pliancy and then folded and twisted into strips of noodles. It is fascinating to watch the skillful way the noodles are made. The noodles are cooked in boiling water and served in soup placed inContinue reading “The Noodle Maker at Yangquan”
The apples are covered with small bags when they are on the trees and they are almost flawless…very beautiful to see and very juicy and crunchy and delicious to eat. They come in a variety of types..red, goldens, rosy pinks and Delicious.
Corn is the main staple food in Northern China. It is too cold to grow rice, and the northern provinces mainly grow corn and Corn products are a big industry. China Corn Oil Company Limited is the leading manufacturer of edible corn oil in the PRC. Our production volume of edible corn oil in 2007Continue reading “Corn..from Crop to Market”
Flour is the basis of most dishes in Shanxi and chefs here are known for their variously shaped noodles. The noodles get their unique names from how they’re made or the odd shapes the chef molds them into. The most common variety is la mian (拉面), which are hand-pulled noodles served up with a varietyContinue reading “Shanxi Food”