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Baby Milk

Sometimes I wish that I’m a baby again! Just eat, sleep and poo. And repeat. Well, I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw the opportunity present itself on the supermarket shelves in Hainan. Strawberry milk in a baby bottle! I bought one back and quickly asked my wife to feed me! Ah.. the joys

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Haidilao Fried Rice

If you have not heard of Haidilao, you should check it out. In Hainan, they give out these fried rice as post meal bites. Calling it fried rice is a bit misleading. These are not the fried rice that most people know. These are more like rice chips or Rice Krispies. Yes, those breakfast cereal,

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Paw Patrol Cheese Ice Cream

Another of the children’s food that’s constantly appearing on China’s CCTV 14 adverts is this cheese sticks. They are decorated with the paw patrol characters. Let’s try one. It is presented like a small ice cream. There is an ice cream stick and the cheese sits on top of the stick. Just like a white

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Orthodox Coconut Juice

Yes, another coconut product from Hainan, China. This time it’s coconut juice. To be precise, it should be coconut milk. This is the milk from the coconut meat rather than the coconut water or juice in it. A rather interesting observation is that the can here is the old-style cans. These are the ones where

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Yogurt Drink

If you have watched CCTV14 in China, which is the kids channel, you’ll very quickly notice that all the advertisements are made up of the same few adverts. And it’s not only for a month or two, it’s been the same for almost six months! To the extent that my kids can already memorize the

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Coconut Cracker

Coconut is a key ingredient of Hainan island in China. It’s used to make multiple products, including this coconut crackers. It’s actually more like thin wafers. Biting into it, it was crispy. The coconut taste was prominent but not overbearing. It was pleasant. Each individual pack had three wafers and it was easily munched up

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