Tribute to Female Civil Rights Leaders As a multicultural relations educator, I know how gender bias and discrimination have shaped our country’s policies and institutions. The recognition of female civil rights leaders is overdue and well-deserved. There are many more out there who made a difference or made huge sacrifices, often outside the […]
Gluten-Free Asian Food, Gluten Vs. Glutinous
“Does this have gluten in it?” I hear this question almost every time I do a class or a demonstration. As a culinary and cultural instructor for Asian cooking classes and international market tours, I find myself both a subject matter expert and a student of cooking: teaching, interpreting and […]
CSB Fan Perks, Discounts!
CSB FAN PERKS (and Natalie’s #AuthenticOnaBudget tips): Print out anything with CSB logo/name (or show CSB site) and go to: La Meizi Asian Bistro, a Taiwanese-owned eatery, 5150 Buford Hwy (back of Asian Square), get FREE app w/entree–a hot Chinese “silver thread” bun. Thru Oct 31, 2015. 1 per table, […]
Happy Mid-Autumn Harvest Moon Festival!
This time of year is like Chinese Thanksgiving–for a bountiful harvest before winter sets in, good health and family unity. Moon cakes, “rabbit in the moon” folklore, whole chicken/duck, taro root and pomelo (Chinese grapefruit) are traditional rituals and treats. I just got a box of beautifully wrapped lotus […]
Chinese Southern Belle: Best of 2015 Award!
Yippee, hooray! Chinese Southern Belle was awarded a Best of 2015 Award because of our great customer reviews. We’re featured here as one of the most highly-rated businesses! THANKS A MILLION, Y’ALL!!