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nomadnorrie From Sydney to the formula 1 grand prix in Shanghai, Beijing, South Korea, Mongolia, Russia, Ukraine and Europe. Final destination by train is London. Hopping on a flight to Finland, then on to Japan and finally back to Sydney.

Chinese cake shops

CHINA | Tuesday, 2 October 2007 | Views [7855] | Comments [1]

I popped into a cake shop today to buy something quick to eat. Just pick something up that looks good, pay and I'm all sorted I thought. As I was browsing the cake labels (with only Mandarin characters on) I noticed that many of the buns had meat in them. Then I also saw a few that were labeled with the dog character followed by the meat character 狗肉. Just as I entered the shop I passed a European guy leaving with a bun, I hope he read the label before he decided what to buy.

I decided to go for a bun without meat in.

In case you want to know, cat is quite similar to dog in Mandarin except it looks hairier.
Cat: 猫
Dog: 狗

Tags: Food & eating

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Like it Geezer!

Should be entertaining as you head on home.

Btw, is that a typo in the name of your blog?

  Chonster Oct 2, 2007 10:42 PM

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