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Tea Eggs  

Tea Eggs 茶葉蛋 (cháyè dàn) A cheap snack food, found all over China. In spite of the name, tea is not the dominant flavour.

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Taiwan Steamed Fish  

Steamed Fish 清蒸魚 (qīngzhēng yú) A really simple dish that requires only the most basic arsenal of Chinese ingredients.

Anchovies with Peanuts  

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

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.

QUOTATION
"One can manage without eating flesh; but one cannot manage without the bamboo." –Su Dongpo, Song Dynasty poet

Chinese Food Articles
Chinese radish (turnip) cake recipe  

Fried Radish Cake with Pork and Mushrooms 肉燥蘿蔔糕 (ròu zào luóbo gāo) The homestyle, meaty version of that great staple of Chinese breakfast shops and dim sum restaurants, fried radish cake.

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.

smelly tofu, beancurd  

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

 
 

 
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

 

 

 

 
Featured Chinese Food Recipe
Chinese dongpo pork recipe  

Dongpo Pork
東坡肉

 
Featured Chinese Food Snippets

Soup, Always Soup

Chinese rarely sit down to a lunch or dinner that does not include soup (in the case of noodle soup, soup is the meal). Unlike the Western custom of having soup before the main course, Chinese prefer to eat soup during or towards the end of a meal. At a casual meal people tend to pick up the bowl and drink directly from it; in a more formal setting, spoons are required … more

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