“Hey, where’s Tom been?” … is a question that nobody’s been asking, but I’ll answer it anyways. I’ve been busy with writing in Shanghai, but all is well, Tomsketeers! To everyone’s surprise, I now find myself in Singapore! Yes, the very place where I spent more of my adult life than anywhere else. And here’s…
Yesterday I gave a seminar at Beijing Normal University, and today I present a forthcoming paper at Renmin. So two talks in two days—exhausting, but an incredible opportunity. Plus, look at this gorgeous poster! Someone really has a real eye for design.
Seen just outside the front gate at Fudan University this morning. And this is in a country where very few people look up from their cell phones while they walk. Granted, the other open manholes were partially blocked by a share bike, but these being share bikes, we can’t be too surprised if someone rides…
From my hotel in Shanghai.
Like any dried meat, the finished ganba is rock hard, and intensely flavorful.
The woman making the cheese was a genuine expert–with her two burners running, it was like watching an 80s DJ spin turntables
Yesterday I visited a farm in Dali, Yunnan. The big companies buy the milk from farms like this one, which has about 100 head of dairy cattle.
The process for making fresh cheese known as “milk fans” is just like ricotta…until it’s not
Shanghai is like nowhere in the world. It is one of a very few places that just demands to be written with an exclamation point.
And now I am in it.