How to Cook a Dragon: Living, Loving, and Eating in China

How to Cook a Dragon: Living, Loving, and Eating in China

Linda Furiya

When Linda Furiya made up our minds to maneuver to China along with her boyfriend on the age of thirty, she was hoping to discover romance and ethnic kinship. looking forward to universal flooring with locals as an Asian American, Furiya struggled together with her ambition as a nutrition author in a state the place notions of race and gender are set in stone. throughout the six years she lived in Beijing and Shanghai, Furiya skilled a variety of experiences—loneliness, isolation, friendship, and love—tied jointly through one universal subject: food.

Ultimately, Furiya passed those demanding situations and located thought from the brave chinese language ladies who graced her existence. The sensuous adventure of getting ready and consuming real chinese language delicacies follows Furiya all through her trip, and eventually finds the intimate, nurturing aspect of the chinese language tradition and folks. half insightful memoir, half actual cookbook, How to cook dinner a Dragon is a revealing examine race, love, and foodstuff in China.

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