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Authentic Chinese rice dumplings recipe
Bowl of White Rice  

Plain White Rice–Asian-style 白米飯 (bái mǐfàn) Short, medium and long grain rice is eaten in China. As long as rice is served pure, white and fluffy, all will be well under the heavens.


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.

Egg Fried Rice  

Egg Fried Rice 蛋炒飯 (dàn chǎofàn) This dish is typical of what is served in Taiwan, though many variations exist.

Hot and Sour Soup  

Hot and Sour Soup 酸辣湯 (suān làtāng) This is a hearty, chunky Taiwanese version of the soup that can be found in Chinese restaurants worldwide.

Rice Dumplings in Bamboo Leaves (zong zi)   Zongzi (Rice Dumplings in Bamboo Leaves) 粽子 (zòngzi) A traditional Taiwanese recipe eaten during the Dragon Boat Festival.

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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

Food-related Chinese Inventions

Rice, the World's Plainest Food?

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

From Famine to Feast: Overweight Chinese

The Origin of Chopsticks

Chinese Always Eat Long Grain Rice: True or False?

The True Origin of Kiwifruit

 

 

 

 
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How to make Chinese bamboo soup  

Bamboo and Pork Soup 筍子排骨湯

 
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Why Christian Missionaries were Known as 'Eaters of Vegetables.'

So strong was the tradition of Buddhist proselytising in China that by the time their Christian colleagues arrived in the mid-sixteenth century, locals referred to the newcomers as 'eaters of vegetables', because they assumed that all missionaries must be vegetarians.

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