Monday, December 20, 2010

In Taiwan's Restaurants: Pineapple Shrimp Balls 鳳梨蝦球

Pineapple Shrimp Balls. This Taiwanese dish is delicious but may make you you take a step back when you first see it. Deep fried shrimp on a base of pineapple, covered in sweet mayonnaise and cupcake sprinkles - that's right, SPRINKLES!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

How do you read 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 in Chinese?

This is for anyone who has taught large numbers to Taiwanese students.  As you may know, the Chinese way of saying numbers is extremely difficult.  When given a huge number, students will try and muddle it out for ages.  

This seeks to help out BUT it still looks complicated.  Can any Chinese speakers check it out and see?

In fact, I'm very interested to know how to say this in Chinese too:

Go for it!

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