Michelle Tchea

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Why do we eat zongzi during Dragon Boat Festival? The history behind the rice dumpling, plus 10 ways it’s prepared throughout Asia

Is the tragic story of a poet from China’s Warring States period really the reason we eat zongzi during Dragon Boat Festival? Or has it been a tasty on-the-go snack for much longer?

Is the tragic story of a poet from China’s Warring States period really the reason we eat zongzi during Dragon Boat Festival? Or has it been a tasty on-the-go snack for much longer?

12 Jun 2021 - 7:00AM
6 lucky dishes for Spring Festival reunion dinner this Lunar New Year’s Eve, from Buddha’s delight and longevity noodles to sticky rice cake and spring rolls

Michelle Tchea, the award-winning author behind Chefs Collective, reveals why certain dishes are said to bring good fortune and prosperity

Michelle Tchea, the award-winning author behind Chefs Collective, reveals why certain dishes are said to bring good fortune and prosperity

9 Feb 2021 - 2:00PM
Why don’t more Chinese restaurants get Michelin stars? After MasterChef Australia’s blunder, we grill fine dining chefs on what they really think of Asian cuisine

Dirty, unhealthy and unsophisticated – is that what snobby Western foodies really think? After MasterChef Australia’s blunder, we get to the bottom of this most bitter stew

Dirty, unhealthy and unsophisticated – is that what snobby Western foodies really think? After MasterChef Australia’s blunder, we get to the bottom of this most bitter stew

8 Nov 2020 - 12:21PM
The top Asian chefs making fusion food fashionable again around the world

Asian fusion food may have earned something of a bad reputation over the years, but a creative young chefs around the world are taking it to a whole new level

Asian fusion food may have earned something of a bad reputation over the years, but a creative young chefs around the world are taking it to a whole new level

22 Sep 2017 - 11:38PM
Meet the Asian-Canadian chefs shaking up Vancouver's dining scene

Mixing cultures, cuisines and ingredients, Asian-Canadian chefs are freshening up Vancouver's restaurant scene, writes Michelle Tchea.

Mixing cultures, cuisines and ingredients, Asian-Canadian chefs are freshening up Vancouver's restaurant scene, writes Michelle Tchea.

11 Jun 2016 - 10:56PM
11 Oct 2011 - 12:00AM