Save the date: Spring Fair with WPCA 2018

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Since I moved to Cape Town and discovered the Western Province Chinese Association‘s Spring Food Fair, I like to attend and stuff my face with Chinese treats and spend some time catching up with familiar faces in the East Asian community … Read More

Just Add Rice book launch at The Book Lounge

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Now that my book launch is over, I can do the grossly soppy ‘thank you’s. Here’s a post on the process, including all those that contributed to the creation of my new cookbook Just Add Rice – stories and recipes … Read More

Chinese New Year with the WPCA in Cape Town

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Cape Town has a wonderful community called the Western Province Chinese Association and they are based at the Chinese School and Community Centre at Liesbeek Parkway in Observatory. I’ve been to some of their events before, including festival celebrations to … Read More

Feature: Lunar New Year for Woolworths Taste Magazine

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In October 2017, I did a presentation on the harms of Cultural Appropriation with Studio H at New Media Publishing. I met Taste magazine’s features editor Michelle Coburn who asked to have a quick chat with me after my talk. She … Read More

Cultural Appropriation VS Appreciation with Studio H

My friends at Studio H (a multidisciplinary design studio), organisers of many rad events like Street Food Festival invited me to their team as their cultural advisor and wanted to learn more about the harms of cultural appropriation. This is a delayed … Read More

Speaker: Visa Street Food Festival in Cape Town

Received an invite to speak at Cape Town’s Visa Street Food Festival (2–3 September), think this will be plenty of fun. This year’s is the fourth annual Street Food Festival and there’ll be a market with a variety of food vendors, … Read More

Bacon, broccoli, bok choy & brown rice stir fry

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I love alliteration. Bacon, broccoli, bok choy & brown rice stir fry (and bean sprouts if you can get yours hands on that). And I love vegetables. Oh and bacon. Brown rice is something I don’t often eat but want to … Read More

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