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Chinese Soul Food Cookbook

A Friendly Guide for Homemade Dumplings, Stir Fries, Soups and More

(Sasquatch Books, early 2018)



Food journalist, cooking teacher, cookbook author, communications professional 


Hsiao-Ching Chou is the multi-faceted creative force behind Chinese Soul Food.

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  • If you’ve ever seen other diners enjoying a hot pot at a Chinese restaurant and wondered how and what to order, this is the class for you! Sitting around a steaming, bubbling hot pot is an excellent way to share a meal with family and friends. Instructo

  • For many immigrant families, food is a way to both stay connected to their culture, and a way to survive. For the Chou family, opening a restaurant seemed like the only way to make ends meet in small town Columbia, Missouri.

  • This dish is a popular one in Chinese restaurants. It's often deep fried and drenched in a goopy sauce. It doesn't have to be. I use fresh orange peel instead, which results in a brighter flavor. Traditionally, the dish is made with dried...