Circles Of Sichuan

door circle-001Imagine the circular table at a Chinese banquet, with its central Lazy Susan slowly revolving your way, a huge steel wok, alive with the breath of fire, circular bamboo steaming baskets piled high, shielding delicate morsels from heat and the lusting eye, stone mortars, perfectly rounded through time, gaudy enamel ware prepping plates and deep blue porcelain bowls filled with pickled or salted delicacies, round fire pits and circular baskets of peaches, Tang dynasty wooden carvings and yin yang signs, brass metal plaques on doors and circular discs of tea. It is hard to think of Sichuan and Yunnan Province in China without thinking in circles and wishing to return.

 

 

 

 

20 thoughts on “Circles Of Sichuan”

  1. It’s almost dinner time now and this is making me even more hungry. We are having hamburgers (home-made) tonight but, as I purchased an Indonesian cook book over Christmas, this blog is making me want to try the recipes in that book tomorrow night. Mmm, oh the smell of onions cooking is making me ravenous.

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