Kat Lieu, the founder of Subtle Asian Baking, one of Facebook’s fastest-growing communities, which promotes Asian cooking and culture. Photo: Subtle Asian Baking
Kat Lieu, the founder of Subtle Asian Baking, one of Facebook’s fastest-growing communities, which promotes Asian cooking and culture. Photo: Subtle Asian Baking

The Facebook bakers promoting Asian-style recipes – from mochi to miso focaccia – to combat anti-Asian hate and underrepresentation

  • Seattle-based Kat Lieu started Facebook group Subtle Asian Baking in the heat of the pandemic as a means for like-minded people to share recipes and communicate
  • Two years and 154,000 members later, the group has become a major platform that promotes Asian cooking and culture to the world, and combats anti-Asian hate

Kat Lieu, the founder of Subtle Asian Baking, one of Facebook’s fastest-growing communities, which promotes Asian cooking and culture. Photo: Subtle Asian Baking
Kat Lieu, the founder of Subtle Asian Baking, one of Facebook’s fastest-growing communities, which promotes Asian cooking and culture. Photo: Subtle Asian Baking

Corrected [11:39am, 22 Oct, 2022]

  • [11:39am, 22 Oct, 2022]

    A quote from Lieu in the 4th paragraph was amended to delete a reference to "crazy people".

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