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Little drumsticks

alhambra, CA, US

Bio:

Hello, I'm Ivy and I'm an illustrator base in Los Angles.
I like painting food. I have a lot memories from food.
Every dish expresses the culture and every taste has a story. I love telling stories by my art works.I hope to remember all of these through my brushes.
When I'm not illustrating, I like to read book and travel .

Recipes By Little drumsticks

Chinese tradition porridge---La Ba Congee by Little drumsticks

alhambra, CA, US

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The day on which it is traditionally eaten is commonly known as the Laba Festival. The earliest form of this dish was cooked with red beans and has since developed into many different kinds. It is mainly made up of many kinds of rice, beans, peanuts, dried fruit, lotus seeds.
In the Han Dynasty, during the Laba Festival, people did not consume Laba congee as it was used for worship the gods. In the Northern and Southern Dynasties period, the date of the Laba Festival was fixed on the eighth day of the twelfth lunar month. In the Song Dynasty, Laba congee was widely consumed throughout China by not only the common people, but also government officials and aristocrats. In the Qing Dynasty, the Laba Festival was sometimes celebrated as the "Spring Festival", and Laba congee became even more popular. In the imperial court, the emperor and nobles gave Laba congee to the officials, servants, and others.

Braised pork by my father by Little drumsticks

alhambra, CA, US

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I really like this new Challenge Theme. In fact, I'm doing the similar project this year. From JAN. to now I have finished 11 art works about "SPECIAL FOOD FOR ME". i combine the style of food receipt but not real receipt to express my food stories.
The " Braised pork " is very important for me, it's a very traditional Chinese home cooking. Every family has their own recipe, but the same thing is the taste means home . When we back home from far away, our parents always cook the braised pork for us, my father is also. My father is a chef, since he passed away, I never have a same one like his. It's a memory for me. This is my story of " Braised pork ".
I shared the Chinese zongzi for Dragon Boat Festival and Lotus pastry. All of these are my hometown taste.
" Fave Memory"