After enduring ridicule and toxic vitriol for a cooking video she did for BBC over a year ago, TV presenter Hersha Patel is now set on turning the hatred into positivity.
Hersha revealed in an interview with NextShark how she is able to take the online criticisms in stride by using optimism and a lot of humor.
Uncle Roger — a character created by Malaysian comedian Nigel Ng — has joined forces with Hersha Patel, also known online as the “egg fried rice lady,” in a YouTube collaboration.
What is the video about: The video, which premiered on the 29-year-old comedian’s channel on August 9, shows Uncle Roger giving Patel another chance to properly cook rice and egg fried rice, Huffington Post reported.
One grandma has gone viral for her simple yet super wholesome cooking videos on TikTok.
Lynn Davis, also known online as Lynja or her handle name “Cooking with Lynja,” has more than 607,000 followers on TikTok and amassed over 5.7 million likes on the video-sharing platform, according to Mashable.
Fried rice is pretty straightforward: stir-fry cooked rice, mix in some meat and veggies and you’re good to go.
The dish is so versatile that one can do almost an infinite number of combinations and you would still recognize it for what it is.
What happened: Chef Jock Zonfrillo condemned viewer Graham Jones for not seeing “past the colour of someone’s skin” and urged him to “be a better human” after Jones sent him a private message criticizing the show on June 24.
A queer Asian chef in North Carolina reportedly endured homophobic and racist slurs while hosting a recent cooking class via Zoom.
J. Chong, a sous chef at a local restaurant, was 30 minutes into her spinach pesto-making class when a wave of newcomers joined, but only to attack her with malicious comments.
Korean American chef Roy Choi had a promising career as a hotel chef over a decade ago, but the road to his success only began when he was fired from his job.
Choi, who has a degree from The Culinary Institute of America and years of experience working at Le Bernardin and the Beverly Hills Hilton, ended up unemployed and unable to find a job at age 38.
A Chinese woman blames her husband’s “amazing cooking” for gaining weight and eventually fracturing her back.
The unnamed wife from Heilongjiang was recently admitted into a hospital after suffering from a slipped disk in her lower back.
“I feel like I was put here to do this. When I cook, I feel something.”
That’s something Jenny Dorsey told me about 30 minutes into our 40 minute interview over the phone. It’s hard to pick quotes from her because she gives you so many to pull. I struggle to keep up at times; it took hours to narrow down something resembling a transcript, and now it takes longer for me to choose what to select. Nothing she tells me can be left out of this article with ease.
The master chef of a tempura joint in Japan is amusing netizens with his ability to dunk his fingers into a pot of boiling oil without any issues.
Twitter user @Yuku1991 shared a video of the head chef and owner of Tenkin, the tempura joint in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture in action on Aug. 15.
An unnamed Asian chef is mesmerizing netizens with his comically over-the-top “cooking” prowess in a viral video on social media.
Unearthed by the creators of the “Asians Never Die” Facebook page, the undated video posted on their Instagram account features a man called the “God of Cooking” preparing a sumptuous meal with the use of some magical techniques.
As cuisine is influenced by the cooking practices and traditions of a specific culture, Asian foods and Western foods have naturally evolved distinctly different in many ways.
Asian cuisine is known for the range and sheer variety of flavors. In the continent’s varied regions, common ingredients such as seafood, rice, garlic, sesame seeds, onions, soy, and chilies are cooked in varied methods such as stir frying, steaming, and deep-frying, depending on the culture’s preference.