Dumplings in Bamboo Leaves) 粽子 (zòngzi) A traditional Taiwanese recipe
eaten during the Dragon Boat Festival.
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.
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.
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.
Chop suey. Sounds Chinese, looks Chinese. There was no reason to question its Chinese credentials, until word slowly started to spread that chop suey is not really Chinese at all, but a dish invented in America for American tastes … read more