Donuts, Rain and Cathedrals

NYC Day four: Chinatown, Little Italy and Midtown Manhatten It was a raining day in NYC. We rattled along in the old Metro system and found our way to Chinatown to grab some things that Helena and Mom needed as well as to eat some delicious food. Mom quickly found and bought everything that sheContinue reading “Donuts, Rain and Cathedrals”

A surprise package

It was a warm Saturday afternoon. Mom and I were sitting in the kitchen deciding what to make for dinner. She peered into the fridge and her eyes landed on the bowl of chicken stock that she had made. Over her shoulder she asked me, “Why don’t we make 小笼包 (xiao long bao — XLB)Continue reading “A surprise package”