Tribute to Female Civil Rights Leaders

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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]