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Three Cup Chicken  

Three Cup Chicken 三杯雞 (sān bēi jī) A classic Taiwanese dish that is simply pungent. The three cups refer to one each of sesame oil, rice wine, and soy sauce.

Authentic Taiwan 3 cup chicken recipe
 
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.

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.

Anchovies with Peanuts  

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

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Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good.
– Alice May Brock

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.

 

Great Leftovers
The Humble Origin of Fried Rice.

 
 

 
Chinese Food Facts

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Chinese Always Eat Long Grain Rice: True or False?

From Famine to Feast: Overweight Chinese

Rice, the World's Plainest Food?

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

 

 

 

 
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Water Convolvulus recipe  

Stir-fried Water Spinach
炒空心菜

 
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Why Pork is a Synonym for Meat in China

China consumes far more pork than any other country, and unsurprisingly has the largest pig population in the world (500 million head, says one source). While the sales growth of other types of meat is now faster, pork still accounts for 70 percent of all meat eaten. Pork so dominates the meat market that if a dish name includes the word meat … more


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