Does anyone else reading this find as much joy as me in just walking through foreign grocery stores? I know Cailin mentioned in a comment on my calorie counting post that the foreign labels aren’t very helpful for those tracking their daily intake, but it is for that same reason that I find the shops so much fun. I mean, what is that… and that… and that?!
Day 112 fell on Good Friday, and where can you go to find shops that are actually open here in Sydney on this holiday? That’s right! Chatswood!
Chatswood is a North Shore suburb with a high Asian population, which means that many shops are still open there on normal Australian holidays. Being just a 10 minute drive from my suburb, Pat and I headed here to grab some lunch, a movie, and have some fun walking around an Asian grocery store. It goes without saying we had loads of fun with just the last on this list.
What are the brown treasures?
Woohoo! Peanut butter!
What the heck is white gourd tea?
Mmm… pork butts.
I was seriously considering getting this.
What is the special “d”, and why is a chick in a cup?
We bought some of this jujube tea.
Here’s what sold us:
How can you say no to something that relieves vexation, insomnia, dreaminess and frightening? We went home and made that right up. Thoughts: It is very sweet.