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'Tenderheart' cookbook celebrates family and food while contemplating loss

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We revisit the conversation with chef Hettie Lui McKinnon. She talks with Here & Now‘s Scott Tong about writing, cooking, remembering and honoring her parents, who moved to Australia from China. Her latest cookbook is “Tenderheart: A Book About Vegetables and Unbreakable Family Bonds.”

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