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Entries Tagged as 'food appreciation'

Sayonara! Kids Make Sushi Rolls

May 4th, 2013 · 3 Comments · kids, Recipes

After four years of travels, our round-the-world culinary tour finally came to a close this week in Japan. The kids in my food appreciation classes have since the very beginning it seems been begging to make sushi. So here we are. And guess what? It’s not that hard and the payoff in happy faces is […]

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Kids Make Chinese Scallion Pancakes

April 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Ethnic, kids

We can thank social media for this week’s recipe. After we posted how much the kids in our food appreciation classes liked Szechuan-style tofu, our daughter’s former first-grade teacher, originally from Taiwan, wrote on Facebook to suggest we try making Chinese scallion pancakes. Little did we know how good they would be! The kids loved […]

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Kids Make Mapo Tofu

April 14th, 2013 · No Comments · Ethnic, kids, Recipes

We have two favorite Chinese foods around our house: Cantonese dim sum, with its infinite variety of dumplings and small bites, and Szechuan style, with its mouth-numbing peppercorns and chilies. As our food appreciation classes landed in China this week, I chose a simple but delicious dish from the latter category: mapo tofu, slithery bites […]

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