Chinese ‘office chef’ becomes an Internet hit

Twenty-three year old Ms Yeah finds internet stardom for videos showing her using everyday office equipment to cook Chinese food.

CHINA (Reuters) - In what looks like a typical office setting, a woman takes apart the central processing unit of a computer and uses it as a hot pan to make Chinese pancakes.

That is just one her many innovative videos posted on YouTube. The "office chef" - who calls herself "Ms Yeah" -  makes Chinese hotpot, pancakes and flame-grilled fish using everyday objects found in an office.

The 23-year-old, who does not want to reveal her real name, first uploaded her videos onto Weibo, China’s microblogging service, in January 2017. The videos quickly garnered millions of views.

Riding on the momentum, she started posting her videos on YouTube in February, one of many websites banned in China due to the country’s "Great Firewall", where she quickly became a YouTube sensation with more than half a million subscribers.

Ms Yeah said she hopes to expand her online presence outside of her home country.