Author Archives: Tiffany Wen

Tradition/Food – Chinese

Mooncakes on Chinese New Year “Mooncakes represent the full moon, which is the beginning of spring for the Chinese. Mooncakes are round and with black or red bean paste and yolk in the middle representing the full yellow moon in the dark evening sky. Chinese will gather outside the full moon to delight themselves with… Continue Reading »

Recipe – Sao Paulo, Brazil

Feijao 1.      Soak a pound of feijao in water overnight 2.      Change water once or twice. 3.      If possible buy a pound of miscellaneous pork parts; ears, tongue…all dried and        sautéed meat. If the meat is not available, then get a pound of smoked sausage. 4.      Mince four garlic cloves and chop one yellow onion…. Continue Reading »