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Chinese Food Facts (and opinion)



Is Chop Suey Chinese or American?


Are Chinese Really Rice Eaters?

Chinese Always Eat Long Grain Rice: True or False?

Rice, the World's Plainest Food?

China Rice Production and Exports

Chinese Tea  

When did Tea Arrive in Europe from China?


Soybean: a Native of China

Soybean, the World’s Largest Source of Cooking Oil

Soybeans: Protein Rich

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

Soy and Health


The Origin of Chopsticks

Chopsticks: How Chinese Use Them

Chopsticks, 'Chinese Tongs'

The Wok, More Than Just a Stir Fryer



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How to make Chinese rice porrige congee recipe  
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The Origins of Chopsticks

Chopsticks have been dug from burial plots that are at least 3,200 years old. Some surmise that they evolved from a practice of using a wooden stick while cooking on an open fire to prod, stir or move food. It is fairly easy to imagine how a pair of sticks came to be used like tongs.

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