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Bachelorette Party - A Different Experience at The Edible Story (Richmond/Sherbourne)

Bachelorette Party - A Different Experience at The Edible Story (Richmond/Sherbourne)

I was in charge of planning out a bachelorette party for a friend of mine. For someone who's not use to planning any "party" or "event", I went around searching for suggestions from Google and even asking the bride-to-be, herself. What came to mind when I thought of bachelorette party was the bride-to-be with her girlfriends having a few shots, giggling and blushing with male strippers along the night.

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Kabocha (Japanese Pumpkin)

Kabocha (Japanese Pumpkin)

Kabocha or more commonly known as Japanese pumpkin is a common vegetable seen during late Summer and early Autumn. It is a beautiful squash similar to butternut squash, but has a more sweeter flavour in comparison. It has very moist and soft in texture. The skin is edible as well and it is what keeps the pumpkin intact. It is a common side dish in Japanese cuisine. 

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Pork Dumplings

Pork Dumplings

When I was a child, my mom would sit me down one afternoon to wrap dumplings. She'd prepare the ingredients the morning of and we'd spend the afternoon wrapping dumplings while watching TV dramas. She would normally make shrimp, pork or a mix of shrimp and pork dumplings. Store bought dumplings make a quick and easy meal. But it doesn't beat the taste of homemade dumplings. 

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Joong/Zongzi

Joong/Zongzi

Joong/Zongzi is a glutinous rice package of goodies wrapped in bamboo leaves. It can be either savoury or sweet and is a traditional food that is eaten during the Dragon Boat festival (Duanwu Jie). The festival happens on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar. It is a significant day to commemorate Qu Yuan (a patriotic poet and a political figure in ancient China).

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