Calling all cooks! Tang Yuan time

Posted on Jul 31, 2019 in

(Posting on behalf of Renee and Christina)

Come join us for a fun Sunday afternoon making Tang Yuan with other APIQWTC folks. Tang Yuan is a traditional Chinese dessert soup that means “soup balls.” It symbolizes family togetherness and harmony. What better way to enjoy these dessert dumplings than gathering together with a chosen family that is accepting of who you are? A time where we can just be our gay selves and cook together in a kitchen with other queer foodies? This sweet dessert is typically cooked and celebrated during Winter Solstice, but what the heck – Tang Yuan can be enjoyed anytime of the year! For a refreshing summer treat, it will be served in a chilled gingery sweet soup. For an added twist, we will be showing our pride by making (naturally) rainbow-colored Tang Yuan. It’s definitely a hands-on project that will have you rolling glutinous mochi dough around flavors like black sesame, mung bean, and peanuts. This workshop can get a bit powdery, messy, and hot, so dress comfortably.

Please note that if you have allergies, the home has one hypoallergenic rescue dog that is very gentle and sweet.

Cost: $10/person to cover materials

Location: This event will take place at One Marina apartment complex, which shares a driveway with the Courtyard Marriott. You may park on the One Marina property. We will post a phone number closer to the event date that you can call when you arrive.

Note: This event is part of an ongoing monthly series for APIQWTC members looking for friends who also share their love and passion of cooking, teaching and geeking out about food. (Check out the description from our first-ever event for more information: https://www.meetup.com/apiqwtc/events/261393188)

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