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How to Add Pinyin in Microsoft Word

This is a step-by-step tutorial on how to add Pinyin in Microsoft word. Adding Pinyin is useful for creating flashcards, labels, worksheets, and any documents for learning Chinese. Pinyin is a Phonetic system that helps Chinese learners sound out the characters and aids in better pronunciation. Read More

How to Add Zhuyin in Microsoft Word

This is a step-by-step tutorial on how to add Zhuyin in Microsoft word. Adding Zhuyin, also known as Bopomofo, is useful for creating flash cards, labels, worksheets, and any documents for learning Chinese. Zhuyin is a Phonetic system used in Taiwan that helps you sound out the characters and aids in better pronunciation. Read More

Bilingual Posters Giveaway

Excited for my first ever GIVEAWAY! This Thanksgiving holiday, I have partnered with A Little Chinese to giveaway a set of 10 bilingual posters. Giveaway ends 11/30/2020. Enter for a chance to win! Read More

Taiwanese Sticky Rice Recipe

Taiwanese sticky rice, or 油饭 (Yóu fàn), is one of my favorite dishes and the ultimate Taiwanese comfort food. Learn how to make 油饭 with this easy Instant Pot recipe. Read More

Created by Moms for Chinese Learners

Shop small and support these mommy owned businesses when buying gifts for Chinese learners. Here are some of my picks for books and products to help children learn Chinese. How creative and inspiring are these fellow moms? 大家加油! Read More

Pumpkin Pie Recipe

What’s the best pumpkin for pie? I have 3 pumpkins from Halloween that I’m going to roast and bake into pies for a fun cooking experiment. Two varieties I selected are common during the fall season, a sugar pumpkin and a white lumina. The third variety,  kabocha squash, is frequently used in Taiwanese dishes. Can you guess which pumpkin wins? Read More

Dumpling and Potsticker and Recipe

Dumplings, or 水餃 (shuǐ jiǎo) in Mandarin, are meat and vegetables in a noodle wrapper. Potstickers, or 鍋貼 {guō tiē), are pan-fried dumplings. The perfect food! This recipe will make a big batch to store in the freezer. Frozen dumplings are fast and easy to cook, a last-minute meal the whole family will enjoy. Read More

Tang Yuan Recipe

Looking for a warm dessert for these cold winter months? Try this simple tang yuan recipe to make Chinese glutenous rice balls. It’s a fun activity for the kids too! Read More