• The Chinese New Year Lion Dance

    Here at Yuen’s Fresh Market, we celebrated the Chinese New Year this weekend just gone with the Lion Dance.

    It’s a traditional dance in Chinese and other Asian cultures in which performers mimic a lion’s movements in a lion costume to bring good luck and fortune. As you can see from our photos, it’s also great […]

  • Fruit – Nectarine or peach? Not so confusing after all.

    Two summer fruits that are often confused with each other are peaches and nectarines.

    The fact is they’re nearly identical in genetic terms. But they’re really so, so easy to tell apart because nectarine skin is smooth while peaches have a fuzzy coat.

    Why are they genetically close but also different? Because peaches originated naturally in Asia […]