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Ne But gambling and the Triads were pervasive in the Chinese immigrant community and they tragically lost the restaurant It was up to Helen and her sisters the third generation of these exceptional women to re establish their grandmother's dream Sweet Mandarin shows how the most important inheritance is wisdom and how recipes passed down the female line can be the most valuable heirlo. The story of a Chinese family who came from China to Hong Kong to Manchester A lot left unsaid a lot glossed over It did feel a little like an advert for the restaurant

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Spanning almost a hundred years this rich and evocative true story recounts the lives of three generations of remarkable Chinese women Their extraordinary journey takes us from the brutal poverty of village life in mainland China to newly prosperous 1930s Hong Kong and finally to the UK Their lives were as dramatic as the times they lived throughA love of food and a talent for cooking. MemoirSpanning almost a hundred years this evocative memoir recounts the lives of three generations of remarkable Chinese women back coverHelen Tse recounts her family's story beginning with her grandmother's birth in 1918 near Guangzhou China She was born into extreme poverty in a China still recovering from devastating losses from World War I The 1918 19 Spanish Flu epidemic killed 20 million people than the war itselfThe women of Tse's family struggle with desperate poverty and deeply entrenched Chinese tradition which severely limit their options in life Their tenacious strength and determination to seize any opportunity to better lives for themselves and their family is inspiring The women must make so many personal sacrifices that it is even impressive that their determination never flagsWe follow their lives to Hong Kong London and many other places The author is a marvelous narrator taking us along the journey with descriptions of the cities and countries that we feel as though we're there I loved the armchair journeyThe family finally begins to achieve success through sheer relentless hard work and determination only to suddenly suffer unforeseen setbacks They uickly recover and strive to improve their lives immediately drawing strength from each other and the generations of accumulated wisdomThis was a fascinating look at Chinese culture and traditions through the years and at life in London for a Chinese born members of the family who consider London homeThe author's weaving into her story of Chinese history added another layer of interest I very much liked the uotes that began each chapter in English with the Chinese version below such as If you are patient in a moment of anger you will escape a hundred years of sorrowThank you to Good Reader Debbie Zapata for the gift of this lovely book Esposa Humillada (Spanish Edition) years this rich and evocative true story recounts the lives of three generations of remarkable Chinese women Their extraordinary journey takes us from the brutal poverty of village life in mainland China to newly prosperous 1930s Hong Kong and finally to the UK Their lives were as dramatic as the times they lived throughA love of food and a talent for cooking. MemoirSpanning almost a hundred Kto naprawdę go zabił? years this evocative memoir recounts the lives of three generations of remarkable Chinese women back coverHelen Tse recounts her family's story beginning with her grandmother's birth in 1918 near Guangzhou China She was born into extreme poverty in a China still recovering from devastating losses from World War I The 1918 19 Spanish Flu epidemic killed 20 million people than the war itselfThe women of Tse's family struggle with desperate poverty and deeply entrenched Chinese tradition which severely limit their options in life Their tenacious strength and determination to seize any opportunity to better lives for themselves and their family is inspiring The women must make so many personal sacrifices that it is even impressive that their determination never flagsWe follow their lives to Hong Kong London and many other places The author is a marvelous narrator taking us along the journey with descriptions of the cities and countries that we feel as though we're there I loved the armchair journeyThe family finally begins to achieve success through sheer relentless hard work and determination only to suddenly suffer unforeseen setbacks They uickly recover and strive to improve their lives immediately drawing strength from each other and the generations of accumulated wisdomThis was a fascinating look at Chinese culture and traditions through the Masters of the Air years and at life in London for a Chinese born members of the family who consider London homeThe author's weaving into her story of Chinese history added another layer of interest I very much liked the uotes that began each chapter in English with the Chinese version below such as If Legacy of the Gods you are patient in a moment of anger The Dome Builders Handbook you will escape a hundred Pirelli World Rallying 2010-2011 years of sorrowThank Jewellery : From Art nouveau to 3D printing you to Good Reader Debbie Zapata for the gift of this lovely book

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Pulled each generation through the most devastating of upheavals Helen Tse's grandmother Lily Kwok was forced to work as an amah after the violent murder of her father Crossing the ocean from Hong Kong in the 1950s Lily honed her famous chicken curry recipe Eventually she opened one of Manchester's earliest Chinese restaurants where her daughter Mabel worked from the tender age of ni. This was a sweet book An amazing journey for the women in this family their struggles and hardships and the love of food and family recipes that brings everyone together around the table whether in a small China village to Hong Kong and then to Manchester England Something for everyone in this touching story