Bharti Kirchner’s sixth novel, “Goddess of Fire,” a literary history, is now out in hardcover. Kirchner is also the author of four cookbooks. Her second, Indian Inspired (Lowell House), was selected among top ten cookbooks of 1993 by USA Today and one of the best cookbooks of 1993 by Chicago Tribune. Prior to becoming a […]
By Ngoc Nguyen New America Media A few years ago, my father, a former naval officer in the South Vietnamese Army, developed liver cancer. The diagnosis followed decades of struggle with hepatitis C, a viral infection he contracted through a blood transfusion during the war. A liver transplant saved his life.
Journalist Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan stood in front of the wok clutching her Blackberry, admittedly scared that if she diverted from the recipe, she’d make a mistake.