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Bamboo soup recipe
Bamboo and Pork Chop Soup  

Bamboo and Pork Soup 筍子排骨湯 (sǔn zi páigǔ tāng) A simple, traditional Taiwanese soup.

Water spinach Chinese recipe  

Stir-fried Water Spinach 炒空心菜 (chǎo kōngxīncài) Water spinach is one of the great vegetable staples of Taiwan and southern China. This quick-growing leafy green when cooked right is a great combo of crunchy stems and tender leaves.

Red cooked beef noodle soup  

Red Cooked Beef Noodle Soup 紅燒牛肉麵 (hóngshāo niúròu miàn) The slow-braised dish that is the virtual national dish of Taiwan.

Cold Noodles  

Taiwan-style Cold Noodle Salad 台式涼麵 (táishì liàng miàn) Taiwan has many refreshing drinks, snacks and appetisers to keep you cool in summer, but actual cold meals are hard to find, so you can count this easy noodle salad with a tangy sesame dressing as a rarity.

Ants climbing tree recipe  

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

QUOTE
"The things that people cannot do without everyday are firewood, rice, oil, salt, soy sauce, vinegar, and tea."

–Phrase coined in the late Southern Song dynasty.

Chinese Food Articles
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.

 

Great Leftovers
The Humble Origin of Fried Rice.

smelly tofu, beancurd  

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

 
 

 
Chinese Food Facts

Rice, the World's Plainest Food?

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

From Famine to Feast: Overweight Chinese

Food-related Chinese Inventions

The Origin of Chopsticks

Chinese Always Eat Long Grain Rice: True or False?

The True Origin of Kiwifruit

 

 

 

 
Featured Chinese Food Recipe
Chinese fried rice recipe  

Egg Fried Rice
蛋炒飯

 
Featured Chinese Food Snippets

Do Chinese Always Eat Long Grain Rice?

There are food writers that would have you believe that long grain rice is absolutely required for the genuine Chinese dining experience. Not so. In China both long and short grain are eaten … read more

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