Beijing expat Lise Floris with her ayi Zhang Ting as she cooks focaccia ai pomodorini, or focaccia made with potatoes and cherry tomatoes – a special Italian dish. Photo: Simon Song

How to teach a Chinese maid to cook Western food: write a cookbook

  • Expats families in China can find it hard to teach their maids to cook their favourite dishes from back home because of language and cultural barriers
  • These Beijing expats found a solution in writing their own cookbooks, covering French, Italian and wider Mediterranean-style family cooking
Topic |   Food and Drinks

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Beijing expat Lise Floris with her ayi Zhang Ting as she cooks focaccia ai pomodorini, or focaccia made with potatoes and cherry tomatoes – a special Italian dish. Photo: Simon Song
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