About Grace Young

Grace Young began her career at the age of 15, with an internship in the Dole Test Kitchen. Named the “Poet Laureate of the Wok” by the food historian Betty Fussell, she has devoted much of her career to celebrating wok cookery. Grace is the award-winning author of Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge, The Breath of a Wok and The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen. Follow on Google+.

An illustration of a Chinese God in a temple for those in search of kitchen blessings.

In Search of Kitchen Blessings

Grace Young divulges her tipsy Chinese New Year tradition, one that she has no intention of changing. Perhaps we all should start to incorporate it into our Lunar New Year celebrations.