Wild Rose D-tox, Days 4,5,6,7 & 8: More slacking, less cooking

If I may take a little break from the matter at hand, I’d like to wish Happy Chinese New Year to everyone! May this lucky Year of the Dragon bring happiness and good fortune to you all. I’ve just been online to try and determine what sort of year this is going to be for me. Despite the fact that I’m half Chinese, I don’t really know much about solar and lunar calendars, what my ba zi  element is – I only just found out there is such a thing as a ba zi element when I went online and googled my fortune…!
If you, like me, are interested in a basic analysis of your fortune this year but the only thing you know is your zodiac sign, this is the website I was directed to. You can use this link to find out what your true element is, and whether it is weak or strong. I’m not sure in the slightest that it’s actually accurate, but it turns out that this is supposed to be one of the best years for me, a weak yang Wood Rooster 🙂

I must say I feel I’ve let you down a bit and have lost a bit of momentum in my creativity, in terms of the food that I’ve been preparing for this blog. I was hoping that I could come out with recipes that made you go “WOW!” every day, but some days, all I feel like eating are a simple salad or a piece of fruit. Continue reading