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Talking about life as a British born Chinese (BBC)/British Asian. The struggles that I've had to deal with whilst growing up in my mum and dad's takeaway in the 1980s/1990s. My parents are immigrants from HK/China and moved to the UK when they were teenagers. I was brought up being Chinese at home and English when I was outside of home - it felt confusing at the time as I couldn't find a sense of belonging. But now I am much older, I am proud of my Chinese heritage and I am proud to be Briti ...
 
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I had the pleasure of speaking to Beverley who is the Centre Manager of London Chinese Community Centre (LCCC). A vital service for the community, especially for the elderly where the service can help with translations and accompanying them to appointments. So many Chinese people would be lost without the centre and they need to raise at least £70k…
 
My friend and ex colleague Isabel comes on the show. She's Filipino and grew up in the US and Philippines. Now living with her husband Rob and their baby bao (ok - Thalia) in London. We exchange notes on what we think is important about raising our children with Asian values. We also discuss why Filipino NHS workers are more likely to be at risk of…
 
Chinese Malaysian born, Kelvin Tan - no doubt one of my favourite chefs of all time and a Sous Chef at 2 Michelin star restaurant, Sat Bains. We talk about his story, of how he became a chef and his desire to learn how to cook Chinese food as inspired by his Dad #PapaTan. Speaking of which, he tells us the background of how his Dad met his mum and …
 
Featuring my takeaway sister from another Mister! We speak about the story of a mini campaign we created to share and celebrate ESEA (East and South East Asian) food culture. We're not foodies (well not me anyway)! But we're proud of the food we've been brought up with from our families and we want the world to know that it doesn't need refining an…
 
BLM (aka Black Lives Matter), one of the most talked about topic this year. As part of this movement, a huge campaign called Blackout Tuesday was created on Tuesday 02 June where 28 million people across the world posted a black square ⬛️ within 48 hours to support the BLM movement. And to talk about this topic, I bring my friend Wendy (thanks babe…
 
In this episode, Christina (my sister) and I talk about our family upbringing. We also compare notes on how we raise our own children as 2nd generation BBC (British born Chinese) and how we balance out the cultural identities to make sure we carry both the British and Asian culture. We also talk about my mum who lived with my sister for 10 years an…
 
🥟 I'm delighted to introduce fellow BBC Yee onto this episode. Co-Founder of one of the best places to eat dumplings... DUMPLING SHACK. I'm such a fan girl and I still can't believe I managed to speak with Yee. Dumpling Shack started off their street food stall in Broadway Market in 2014 selling pan fried dumplings (aka shengjianbaos) and now they'…
 
I received my first hate messages online for being in an interracial relationship. I reported this to Instagram and to the police who have done nothing about it and advised me to block/ignore the user. Out of frustration and disappointment, I decided to change my podcast schedule around and speak about what had happened in this episode. Hate crime …
 
Grace from Chimaican.blog is the guest on this episode. We talk about our relationship with our partner who are black/white. We laugh a lot whilst comparing notes on cultural differences and our parents reaction when telling them about our relationship. Grace and her partner Josh are the ultimate #couplegoals. Give them a follow on https://www.inst…
 
A fellow BBC (British born Chinese), Chop_Stick_N_Poke joins me in this episode. A very talented illustrator who designed my Chinese Chippy Girl artwork cover for my pod and Insta page. Her page beautifully illustrates Chinese culture such as cha chaan teng (greasy spoons in East Asia), fruit markets in Hong Kong, white rabbit sweets (remember thos…
 
I am so happy to have Viv Yau as my first guest. A fellow BBC who has her own pod called 'But where are you from' - go and check it out. In this episode, we talk about our lives working in the chippy including who's Dad's curry sauce was the best (my Dad's - OBVS), why we started our podcast, racism and the petition that she has created to stop Bri…
 
An introduction about me and my life, growing up as a BBC (British Born Chinese). The struggles of being brought up with 2 cultures and the racism that came with it. But now I am older, I can now appreciate my life and my upbringing a lot more. In this episode, I talk about the highs and lows of being a BBC.…
 
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