Why You Should Be Watching Maangchi, the Korean Cooking YouTube Star
I used to imagine having a Korean mother, someone rich in stories and jokes about Korean food and culture. My Korean mom would, ideally, be Maangchi.
This is , a monthly column by Noah Cho about how food and cooking can inform our identities.
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