Wife Cake

Brand: Dong Wang Yang (Looking East) Cost: £1.60 Found at: Oaka Supercity   I went searching for moon cakes in Scotland in February and unsurprisingly met with very little success. I’ve been missing them lately but had forgotten that, even though there are many Chinese grocery stores in Glasgow, they are unlikely to stock a... Continue Reading →

Powdered Black Sesame Dessert

Brand: Torto Cost: 38 KR Found At: Asian Market When I first moved to a foreign country (in China, back in 2014), I was completely overwhelmed. It took me a long time to adjust to a place where everything was different – the language, the culture, the layout of the city – and I struggled... Continue Reading →

Special Moon Cake

Brand: Yamasaki Cost: 119 yen Found At: 7-11 During that first autumn in China, the one thing that bothered me more than anything else was the sheer and shocking lack of sugar in my diet. Everything was too salty, and nothing was sweet enough. For that first month, I was lethargic and irritable, unaware that... Continue Reading →

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