Sally Wu (L), the instructor of the Confucius Institute's food culture programs, admires a traditional Chinese dumpling (jiaozi) assembled by Dana Armstrong (R), a UC Davis staff member and workshop participant. Cooking workshops, at which participants hear about the history and culture of food in China, and learn to make different Chinese dishes, are part of the Institute's ongoing activities. Check out all our food activities here.

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