Xiao ~ Ancient Chinese Flute

Simon Jepps' Xiao Flute
Simon Jepps’ Xiao Flute
A good piece of bamboo and eight good holes are all thou needs to transcend nirvana.

Aye, even the existence of God can be found within the endless caverns of the Chinese Xiao.

Time has called me herewith to write about this ancient Chinese instrument.

Of course, the reasons why I write about any instrument are only of the utmost profundity. The Chinese Xiao is of no exception. In fact, whilst there will be many more flutes and musical curiosities to come from this good blog, I can proclaim to you now, that, the Xiao, is beyond all of these, both in time and in space.

There are flutes. There are flutes that command the falling of rain and the roaring of thunder. There are more flutes to behold in Heaven than there are Stars to worship in the sky.

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Boo!

Boo! ~ Egg Noodles & Baked BeansHere is a recipe I created especially for those moments when you haven’t done the shopping, can’t be bothered to do the shopping and… well, shopping.

The ingredients for one person are as follows:

  • 1 nest of Egg Noodles
  • 1 can of Baked Beans
  • 1 slice of bread.

Cook the noodles and beans in separate saucepans, obviously, but whence both are ready, drain the noodles, return them to the pan and blend the beans into them. Stir them together as evenly as you can.

Usually if it were any other meal, I would say mushy Baked Beans are paramount, but with Boo! it is important to maintain a good amount of juice.

This is so the noodles do not suck the beans dry.

Serve with any drink of your choice.

And that’s… Boo!