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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 porridge  
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Rice, the World's Plainest Food?

Even the English, known for their plain cooking, use salt when boiling potatoes and carrots. Yet the Chinese cook rice in nothing but water. In stark contrast to the way most other foods are prepared in China, rice is a singularly pure, simple, even bland dish; the perfect foil for well seasoned meat and vegetable dishes.

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