Resource Tag: food
Deep Dive: Lunar New Year Traditions and Celebrations
Lunar New Year is celebrated by many cultures across Asia. Join us as we take a deeper dive into the special customs and important differences that make Chinese New Year, Tet (Vietnamese New Year), Seol-Nal (Korean New Year) and Kongsi Raya (Malaysian New New Year) special!
Tết, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, is a time of celebration and it involves much preparation. This festive story is a great introduction to the most important Vietnamese cultural holiday. Readers will learn the significance of each tradition during this special time.As families prepare to celebrate Tết, it is also a time of reflection and…
A New Year’s Reunion: A Chinese Story
This poignant, vibrantly illustrated tale, which won the prestigious Feng Zikai Chinese Children’s Picture Book Award in 2009, is sure to resonate with every child who misses relatives when they are away — and shows how a family’s love is strong enough to endure over time and distance.
Chop Suey: A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States
Andrew Coe’s Chop Suey: A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States is a fascinating tour of America’s centuries-long appetite for Chinese food. Always illuminating, often exploding long-held culinary myths, this book opens a new window into defining what is American cuisine.
Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix
Jacqueline Briggs Martin, author of the Caldecott Medal winner, Snowflake Bentley as well as Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table, and Alice Waters and the Trip to Delicious continues her Food Heroes series with Chef Roy Choi on people who change what and how we eat. Together with food ethnographer June Jo Lee and…
Bilal Cooks Daal
Six-year-old Bilal introduces his friends to his favorite dish—daal!—in this charming picture book that showcases the value of patience, teamwork, community, and sharing.