Shrimp Har Gao - © via Pintrest

I’ll admit it. I love Asian food and would eat it five nights a week or more if the rest of my family felt the same. Alas, they don’t. Nevertheless, we have agreed on one thing: Tuesday is ‘Dumpling Night’ at our house, when we celebrate the fun, flavourful tradition known as Dim Sum…

Mr. Zhao Door Grate - Detail - © unknown phone-tographer

There’s a restaurant in eastern China where you can ‘earn’ a free meal simply by walking through the door. The catch is, the door in question is partitioned off by vertical bars with gaps between them of varying widths. And the smallest gap – which gets you that free meal – is just six inches!

Beans Peas and Lentils - Detail - © jennieyuen.blogspot.ca

Good news for Diabetics? Maybe… But recent studies by researchers at the University of Guelph suggest that you can reduce your blood glucose levels by up to 35 percent by replacing either of two common foods in your diet with Lentils. Seems Lentils effect the way your body processes carbs…

Mongee Banana - Detail - © D&T Farms

It’s an exclusive treat from western Japan and it’s in big demand – but the supply is almost unbelievably small. Why is it so sought after? For one thing, it’s claimed to be organically grown. For another, it’s said to have exquisite flavour. But there’s a lot more to its ‘appeel’ [sic] than that…