Lisa Lin recording a video of her 73-year-old mother describing the savoury fried butterfly crackers she has just cooked. Photo: Nick Otto for The Washington Post

The 73-year-old Chinese Instagram star giving fans a taste of home – and a sense of belonging

  • Lan Lin cooks traditional Chinese dishes from her US home while her daughter records and translates
  • For her immigrant fans, the videos remind them of dishes they have not eaten since childhood, and of their grandmothers still in China
Topic |   Food and Drinks

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Lisa Lin recording a video of her 73-year-old mother describing the savoury fried butterfly crackers she has just cooked. Photo: Nick Otto for The Washington Post
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