My Fourth Anniversary

Dear *Hill*, Here’s a short note to you. When I left home 4 years ago, I also left a big part of my heart there. When I first moved here, I was still a “child” (not literally), far from independent. The thought of moving to a new strange place was intimidating but after awhile everything…

Chinese Tea For Health (Red Date Tea)

In the Chinese tradition, a healthy and rosy complexion is only possible when you have enough blood in your system. When I hit puberty, my mom started making me two types of drink and soup, a very bitter medicinal soup called Eight Treasure Tonic (Pat Chan Tong) and Red Dates Tea. Though I hated the…

Behind ChingYee Writes

I started this blog in July 2017, as a creative outlet for me to express my love for all things, food, baking, cooking, writing and a little bit of fashion (in my own style. I do not know fashion). I am the kind of person who will simmer with excitement over simple things. Sometimes, when…

Thoughts – Connection

One day you meet someone and for some inexplicable reason, you feel more connected to this stranger than anyone else closer to them than your closest family. Perhaps this person carries within them an angel, one sent to you for some higher purpose, to teach you an important lesson or to keep you safe during…