Cooking Demonstration | The Customs & Culture of Chinese Food
Thursday September 27, 2018: 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Downtown Library: Secret Lab
Grade 6 - Adult
Explore the customs, traditions, and stories surrounding Chinese food and festivals.
- What do Chinese people eat at Chinese New Year and the Chinese moon festival, and why?
- What role did Chinese restaurants play in American immigration history?
- Where were fortune cookies invented?
- And who is General Tso and why are we eating his chicken?
Afterward, watch Frances Kai-Hwa Wang demonstrate how to make a smashed cucumber salad and discover your fortune in a cookie!