From bok choy to burgers

By Lily Nguyen

The 11 students in this cooking class are already seasoned cooks but they still crowd tightly around the teacher as she describes the basic ingredients they will work with that day.

Speaking in fluent Chinese, instructor Fae Chen holds aloft a bag of oats to explain what it is, what it is used for, and where it can be bought. English words like “Quaker,” “rolled oats” and “no-name” pepper her speech. read more

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