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Lazy Sundaes’ Recipe for Sweet Success during a Pandemic

Lazy Sundaes’ Recipe for Sweet Success during a Pandemic

Food, design, fashion, and cute animals: when Tammy Na and Amber Luan first met at Boston University in 2008, they bonded over these interests and decided they would eventually do “something” together. Over ten years later, that “something” is now Lazy Sundaes, a...

Holiday Baking with an Asian Flair

Holiday Baking with an Asian Flair

The holidays are around the corner, and it’s safe to say that they’ll be unlike any we’ve ever experienced before. Due to COVID-19 still being an ever-looming threat across the globe, many will be unable to travel home for the upcoming holiday season. Aside from...

Mochi’s Favorite Korean Food Blogs

Mochi’s Favorite Korean Food Blogs

Growing up, making instant Shin ramyun was the extent of my Korean cooking skills. My mother taught me how to eyeball the perfect soup powder-to-water ratio, when to listen for the beugeul beugeul simmering sound to drop in the dried noodle cake, and how to get the...

31 Unique Gift Ideas For Your Friends by Asian American Brands

31 Unique Gift Ideas For Your Friends by Asian American Brands

We are pleased to bring you Mochi’s first annual Asian American Gift Guide, affectionately known as Mochi’s Favorite Things (as I inch toward my goal of becoming Asian American Oprah). Now, more than ever, the way we spend our dollars is a vote for the kind of world...

Mochi Minis: Lunar New Year Chocolates

Mochi Minis: Lunar New Year Chocolates

Our “Mochi Minis” feature upcoming events and releases from members of the Mochi community. To learn more and submit a Mochi Mini, please go here. Our friends at Maggie Louise Confections have put together an adorable Lunar New Year gift box with hand-painted, gourmet...

Plate by Plate Brings Attention to LGBTQ Issues

Plate by Plate Brings Attention to LGBTQ Issues

Project by Project’s 18th annual tasting benefit, Plate by Plate, was held in October. Tickets were $250, and proceeds of this event benefited National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA). I was invited by Plate by Plate to attend the event, held at the...

Tea to the Rescue: What to Drink to Cure Stress, Pain, and More

Tea to the Rescue: What to Drink to Cure Stress, Pain, and More

You’ve probably heard that tea is good for you. There’s a reason, after all, that the drink has been around for centuries and is enjoyed virtually all over the world. Different teas have different health benefits, and we take a look at just what they are. Of course,...

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