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Chinese Recipes
Rice Dumplings in Bamboo Leaves (zong zi)  

Spring Onion Flatbread 蔥油餅 cōng yóu bǐng. This delicious, easy-to-make snack is sold on street corners all over the Middle Kingdom.

Hot and Sour Soup  

Hot and Sour Soup 酸辣湯 (suan-1 la-4 tang-1) This is a hearty, chunky Taiwanese version of the soup that can be found in Chinese restaurants worldwide.

Chinese radish (turnip) cake recipe  

Fried Radish Cake with Pork and Mushrooms 肉燥蘿蔔糕 (ròu zào luóbo gāo) The homestyle, meaty version of that great staple of Chinese breakfast shops and dim sum restaurants, fried radish cake.

Anchovies with Peanuts  

Fish Fry with Peanuts 丁香花生 (ding-1 xiang-1 hua-1 sheng-1) A classic Taiwan savoury appetiser.

Dongpo Pork  

Dongpo Pork 東坡肉 (dong-1 po-1 rou-4) Hangzhou's trademark dish. To eat dongpo pork is to begin to understand the role of fat in making meat taste good.

Chinese radish (turnip) cake recipe  

Fried Radish Cake 蘿蔔糕 (luóbo gāo) Radish cake is one of the great staples of breakfast stores and dim sum restaurants.

Pickled Cucumber Salad  

Pickled Cucumber Salad 涼拌黃瓜 (liáng bàn huáng guā) A lightly pickled salad commonly served in Taiwan as a zesty appetiser.

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

 
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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 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.

 

 
Chinese Food Facts

Chinese Always Eat Long Grain Rice: True or False?

Rice, the World's Plainest Food?

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

The Origin of Chopsticks

 

 

 

 
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Soup, Always Soup

Chinese rarely sit down to a lunch or dinner that does not include soup (in the case of noodle soup, soup is the meal). Unlike the Western custom of having soup before the main course, Chinese prefer to eat soup during or towards the end of a meal. At a casual meal people tend to pick up the bowl and drink directly from it; in a more formal setting, spoons are required… more

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