Facts about china!

Each year in the Chinese calender is represented by an animal.  There are twelve animals which represent the twelve months. 

Tigar

Rabbit

Dragon

Snake

Horse

Sheep

Tiger  

Rabbit

Dragon

Snake

Horse

Sheep

1974
1986
1998

1975
1987
1999

1976
1988
2000

1977
1989
2001

1978
1990
2002

1979
1991
2003

           
Monkey Rooster Dog Pig Rat Ox

Monkey

Rooster

Dog

Pig

Rat

Ox

1980
1992
2004
1981
1993
2005
1982
1994
2006
1983
1995
2007
1984
1996
2008
1985
1997
2009

 Which animal are you?

More facts:

Ice cream was invented in china!

China is the 4th largest country in the world!

Paper was first invented in china!

China has cultivated tea for over 2000 years!

I hope you have learnt a thing or two about china today!

Enjoy

xxx

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Why not visit China?

Why not take a break to China and visit the glorious city! China is a country full of life, and there is a lot of breath taking sites there that I am sure you would love.

In China there is a lot to see! These are only a few things!

It is not only the sites…..

It is also the….

                                    FOOD

Remember to keep seening my posts these week…..I might show you how to make on e of these delicious dishes.

If any of you have been to China or even live in china I would love to hear how it is like!

Thank you!

Cream Puffs

When I was little, I always used to make these and eat them A LOT! They are a lovely dessert and they are very addictive. It is a crumbly pastry with a vanilla filling. Sounds delicious! Here is the recipe:

cream puffs

      Ingredients:

                Pastry

  • 6 oz butter (salted)
  • 1/2 lb self-raising flour
  • 12 oz water
  • Pinch of salt
  • 6 eggs

Filling:

  • 2 can of water
  • 12 oz sugar
  • 2 egg
  • Vanilla essence
  • 1 can evaporated milk
  • 4 oz custard powder

Method:

Make the pastry

  1. Boil the water, butter and sugar.
  2. Turn the heat low and add the flour and stir.
  3. Turn the heat off and put it aside to cool
  4. Put the mixture in a bowl and add the eggs in one at a time and beat them for one minute until they are all thoroughly beaten.
  5. Grease the baking tray with butter and then get 2 tea spoons and scoop the mixture into small balls and put them on the baking tray.
  6. Preheat the oven to 170 degrees Celsius and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Make the filling:

  1. Mix the egg an sugar in a pot.
  2. Then put in the evaporated milk, custard powder, water and vanilla essence into the pot and stir them al low heat until creamy.
  3. One the pastries are done, fill them in with the filling and leave them to cool.

And then you are done, Enjoy this scrumptious recipe! ♥

The theme for the week…

So you guys have been voting for what theme you would like to see me post about this week and I can now tell you have the winner is…..

china

CHINA!

So that means all of my posts from today, 10th of June to Friday 15th of June will be about China and things to do with China!

Enjoy ♥