The Epiphany Feast in Italy

Having been unable to write for both Christmas and new year (Happy New Year guys!), I think I would like to write about the feast on this Friday. This feast, or which is also called the Befana Day, comes on the 6th day of January. It’s a national holiday in Italy when offices are closed andContinue reading “The Epiphany Feast in Italy”

Happy New Year 2016 and Have Some Meatballs 

During winter on the first day of the year, there is nothing better than a hot bowl of soup. On January 1, 2016, I decided to spoil myself by making meatballs in broth and then complete the dish with noodles. There are actually some ingredients missing like green vegetables plus maybe tofu. However, with noContinue reading “Happy New Year 2016 and Have Some Meatballs ”


Starting from today February 19, 2015, the Chinese calendar has started the new year, changing from the year of horse to the year of goat (sheep). From yesterday evening on the new year’s eve until usually at least the second or third day on regular celebration, Chinese people in the Republic of China and inContinue reading “HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR OF THE GOAT (SHEEP)”

Selamat Tahun Baru, Happy New Year, Buon Anno

On some places like for examples Asia and Australia, it’s now already the 1st of January 2015. On the place where I live now in the Province of Milan, Italy; it’s still around two hours before the new year. We are arriving on the last day of 2014 and preparing to close the amazing bookContinue reading “Selamat Tahun Baru, Happy New Year, Buon Anno”

Longevity Noodles (Important Tradition in Chinese Dishes)

Yes, Longevity noodles dish is one of the most important in Chinese traditions. It’s usually called as Sau mein (壽麵/寿面) in its Chinese Name. This dish is very important to be served especially during Birthday Celebrations of Chinese people (or also Chinese descents) to wish for long life and also good health (that will directContinue reading “Longevity Noodles (Important Tradition in Chinese Dishes)”