Month: November 2017

The cookbook that brought Chinese cuisine to American kitchens

What are you cooking for dinner tonight? If the answer is stir-fry or steamed stickers, you can thank Chao Yang Buwei and her husband, Chao Yuen Ren, who coined these names for Chinese-American dishes. Charles W. Hayford explains how the 1945 Chaos Cookbook, How to cook and eat in Chinese, introduced Chinese cuisine to white […]

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