Next Up: Youtiao

Reader Bronwyn requested these a couple of weeks ago, but I had French pastry on the brain at the time. So at the risk of creating jet lag amongst all you good readers — Paris to China with a brief layover in ancient Mesoamerica — let’s make some oil sticks.

3 thoughts on “Next Up: Youtiao”

  1. Well that just sent me over to Google. (And I suspect I was not alone.) Looking forward to this adventure.

    1. Oh no. My wife the linguist taught me to never mess with tonal languages. You may get the consonants right, but inflecting the vowels in the wrong direction can change “that’s a lovely wedding gown” into “please pass me the cow dung”. Or something along those lines. You’ll have to guess!

      – Joe

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