Green Dumplings (Qingming Buns)

This is my second post of the #CelebrateTogether movement. As the Qingming Festival originates in the Cold Food Festival, the requirement of eating only cold desserts forced pastry chefs to become innovative in their desserts. The texture and taste of the dessert had to sustain through temperature changes, so chefs turned to buns. Though cleverlyContinue reading “Green Dumplings (Qingming Buns)”

Qingming Soft Wraps & Filling: Remembering those who have Passed due to COVID-19

I 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 – have barely sustained 2019 due to the global pandemic. After all, unification and intimacy are fundamentalContinue reading “Qingming Soft Wraps & Filling: Remembering those who have Passed due to COVID-19”