Elsie Yang

Elsie Yang is making a brave attempt at eating her way through the Northeast (and writing about it). When she’s not adjusting the height of her standing desk, you can find her kickboxing or knitting.
My Family’s Beloved Mapo Tofu Recipe Will Win Over Any Tofu Hater
It’s anything but boring.
May 25, 2023
Crispy Chinese Chive Pockets Represent Wealth and Good Fortune
At the center of any Lunar New Year celebration (and certainly those I grew up around) is food.
Jan 13, 2023
When I Don't Feel Like Cooking, I Make This Easy, Veggie-Packed Gnocchi Skillet
Kitchn Love Letters
The leftovers are outstanding.
Aug 23, 2021
My Dad’s Sichuan Smashed Cucumber Salad Is a Spicy Summer Staple
Kitchn Love Letters
It's fast, it's refreshing, and it's jam-packed with flavor.
Jun 18, 2021