People ask me, “How can you cook if you’re blind?” It’s like any other challenge in life. You just face it head on and hope for the best. Sometimes you fail, but you learn from your mistakes, get back up, and try again. I memorized the layout of the kitchen. Since this is my home, I know where everything is. Most of my cooking is done with my other senses. I sometimes use adaptive tools in the kitchen, but most of it is by touch. Alexa, set timer for 5 minutes. To me, cooking is about creating something to share with others. It’s the way I connect and communicate. It’s about feeling my way through food. I’m Christine Ha, I’m blind, and this is how I cook.

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