I didn’t know much about the influence of Chinese culture worldwide until I learned about the Brazilian pastel from a good friend of mine. He told me that native Brazilians referred to this delicious food as the “Chinese pastry.” Confused, I asked him about the origin.



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Emma Federer

Emma Federer is a wacky screenwriter that uses her voice to celebrate of all things Asian: from C-pop to female stand-ups to the heart-warming experiences of queer Asian Americans.