One of the lovely things with having so much pollution in this city, is that it allows everyone who lives here for any length of time to develop a really impressive cough. Cara was granted hers last Saturday when the 'air' was so thick we thought the rest of the world had been teleported away. Cara's cough managed to develop into a interesting cough/hack. She is doing much better now because she was able to pass the nasty thing off to Michael.
To help recover from this fun Beijing right of passage, we made another soup tonight. This one, called Galilee Spinach Soup, is from The Foods of Israel Today and is very simple and soothing.
The good news is that while everyone seems to get a cough within their first few months of living here, it rarely lasts more than 6 months.