Washington Post,Sept. 24,2008 Recipes for Jewish New Year: Rosh Hashanah - Chef on Call on FOOD section as Headlines. My comment: Food is sine qua non for all folks on earth to stay alive regardless of race,color, age and national origin.
"Bok Choy" is the Cantonese pronunciation for White Veggie(Cabbage in Chinese) The phonetic equivalent in Pin Yin should be "Bai Cai" Cf. "A Glimpse of the Chinese Language" available free of charge from www.rand.org PDF as a public service if interested in the Chinese language with official phonetic equivalents in Pin Yin.
On page H8: Russian cuisine: Wild about mushrooms in Russia as a special culture. I visited Jiju Island in Korea(across from Shanghai with tourism from Shanghai to Jiju) and discovered the largest black mushrooms. Chinese folks eat black mushrooms but I eat white mushrooms as well. To me,mushrooms are mushrooms regardless of the color as long as it is food with nutritional value. I do have cosmopolitan outlook as a former resident of Shanghai,a cosmopolitan city to be the host of Expo 2010 that I would like to witness to open my eyes for all the products from all nations in the world.
Francis Shieh a.k.a. Xie Shihao, a native of Shanghai since 1926 with thoughts of One World and One Human Race to endorse globalization for peace and economic development as the ideal of good folks on our good earth. Sept, 25, 2008 at 7 a.m.