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Sweet Mung Bean Soup  

Sweet Mung Bean Soup 綠豆湯 (lǜdòu tāng) A refreshing summer snack or dessert. It is very easy to make.

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Anchovies with Peanuts  

Fish Fry with Peanuts 丁香花生 (dīngxiāng huāshēng) A classic Taiwan savoury appetiser.

Dongpo Pork  

Dongpo Pork 東坡肉 (dōng pō ròu) Hangzhou's trademark dish. To eat Dongpo pork is to begin to understand the role of fat in making meat taste good.

Chinese Lard Rice  

Lard-Flavoured Rice 豬油拌飯 (zhū yóu bàn fàn) Only plain white rice is simpler than this pauper's dish.

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"The art of Chinese cooking," says Master James Wei, Taipei gourmet and prince of hospitality, "is to make the meat taste like vegetables and the vegetables test like meat, without either the meat or vegetables losing their original texture."
–Foreign Devil, Richard Hughes

Chinese Food Articles
smelly tofu, beancurd  

Deliciously Malodorous
Chinese stinky tofu: love it or hate it, there's no ignoring it.

Chinese pigs, pork  

China, A Nation of Pork Eaters
Pigs were among the first animals domesticated for food in ancient times, and all through their history Chinese have been dedicated eaters of swine flesh.

Ants climbing tree recipe  

Ants Climbing a Tree 螞蟻上樹 (mǎyǐ shàng shù) A simple, spicy mung bean noodle dish originating in Sichuan.

 
 

 
Chinese Food Facts

From Famine to Feast: Overweight Chinese

Food-related Chinese Inventions

The Origin of Chopsticks

The True Origin of Kiwifruit

Chinese Always Eat Long Grain Rice: True or False?

Rice, the World's Plainest Food?

Soybeans: Why We Don't Eat Them Like Other Beans

 

 

 

 
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Egg fried rice recipe  

Egg Fried Rice
蛋炒飯

 
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The Origins of Chopsticks

Chopsticks have been dug from burial plots that are at least 3,200 years old. Some surmise that they evolved from a practice of using a wooden stick while cooking on an open fire to prod, stir or move food. It is fairly easy to imagine how a pair of sticks came to be used like tongs.

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