Scrutable Chinese Cooking, An Overview of Chinese Cuisine
Do you like Chinese cooking and want to improvise your own recipes? Do you want to know what exactly Chinese cuisine is and what are the different styles? Join us to learn an easy and refreshing approach to cooking Chinese meals using everyday ingredients in your refrigerator at your from Ms. Lily Levin. Ms. Levin is an enthusiastic exponent of the art of Chinese cooking and is the author of “Lily’s way: Scrutable Chinese cooking” (the Best Cookbooks of the Month picked by Amazon). We will also cover Chinese cuisine in general and the different styles with Ms. Niu who has taught Chinese pastry cooking, egg rolls and steam buns.
Come to hear Lily’s fun and witty theories and stories on Chinese cooking and its several regional cuisines. Ms. Levin was born in northern China in Shandong Province, a daughter of a Chinese army officer. During and after World War II, her family moved from city to city throughout China and she learned to cook by following in the steps of her A-Mah/family nursemaid. She married Burton Levin, the U.S. Consul General in Hong Kong and was in charge of meal preparation as they were stationed and traveled throughout Asian countries and U.S. in 1980’s, entertaining house guests, diplomatic groups and heads of state.
Lily Lee Levin is the author of Amazon’s Best Cookbooks of the Month “Lily’s way: Scrutable Chinese cooking“, and wife of the U.S. Consul General in Hong Kong in 1980’s. She taught culinary courses at the Culinary Institute of America and in many trade clubs around the world as well as appearing on several TV cooking shows promoting Chinese cooking concepts, in both US and China.
Jane has a Master degree of Science from University of Wisconsin-Stout and many years of experience in teaching both English (ESL) & Chinese at local community Sunday school. She owned and operated a Kumon Math & Reading Learning Center teaching over 500 K-12 students in the Twin Cities. Jane is currently working and running a family business.