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Chinese hot and sour soup recipe
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.

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.

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.
Dongpo Pork  

Dongpo Pork 東坡肉 (dōng pō ròu) Hangzhou's trademark dish. To eat dongpo pork is to begin to understand the role of fat in making meat taste good.

Bamboo and Pork Chop Soup  

Bamboo and Pork Soup 筍子排骨湯 (sǔn zi páigǔ tāng) A simple, traditional Taiwanese soup.

"Eat more vegetables, less meat."
多吃蔬菜,少吃肉.(Duō chī shūcài, shǎo chī ròu.)

Chinese Food Articles
smelly tofu, beancurd  

Deliciously Malodorous
Chinese stinky tofu: love it or hate it, there's no ignoring it.


Great Leftovers
The Humble Origin of Fried Rice.

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.


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How to make cold noodles  

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Why Pork is a Synonym for Meat

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… read more

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