Hungry for some culture?
Culture need not deprive your wallet for a pricy vacation, an elaborate “ethnic” restaurant, or a full credit class: culture is so accessible, so much fun. Want to learn? Celebrate.
- Celebrate Together Movement
- Chinese New Year
- Laba Stew Festival
- Lantern Festival
- Qingming Festival
- The Winter Solstice
What I Share
Cooking tutorials for key holiday foods. Fun for both you and I.
Legends behind each holiday, just like how your grandma would recite it– “once upon a time” style.
Personal anecdotes that are less personal but universal for the ethnic American experience. Let’s laugh, cry, and binge along.
What You Can Reap
Stop and smell the rose-flavored tang yuan.
Amidst our fast material lives, there is beauty in unity, in fun beyond the screen, in superstitious exercises to bring good fortune. And while holidays provide opportunities to reconnect, this blog itself allows me to connect with you, a community linked by curiosity.
- Learn from a detailed synopsis of each holiday
- Relatability, regardless of your background
My Latest Blog Posts
- Green Dumplings for WealthThis is my second post of the #CelebrateTogether movement. As the Cold Food Festival steered the Qingming Festival, the tradition of eating cold desserts begged pastry chefs to become innovative in the post-meal finishers. The texture and taste of theContinue reading “Green Dumplings for Wealth”
- Qingming Soft Wraps & Filling: Remembering those who have Passed due to COVID-19I hope you all have been well during this strange, vulnerable crisis. During our darkest hours, we turn to food as a source of comfort, order, and distraction. Unfortunately, Chinese holidays – structured get-togethers studded throughout the year – haveContinue reading “Qingming Soft Wraps & Filling: Remembering those who have Passed due to COVID-19”
- Why I Started the #CelebrateTogether MovementAre you scared? Have you been awoken by the sirens, or the silence that seems to be even more threatening? I fear a lot, and I feel guilty that I fear. It’s a privilege for us to be worrying aboutContinue reading “Why I Started the #CelebrateTogether Movement”