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The History of Oolong and Wu-Yi Teas
Most people think Wu-Yi Tea is the name of a certain type of tea, such as green tea or black tea, but it is really a place in China where many types of tea come from. Wu-Yi is the name of the beautiful mountainous region in the northeast area of China. The Wuyi Mountains are located between Wuyishan City, located within the Fujian province of China and Wu...
Nutritious Chinese Food Options
America may also be known as a quick cuisine nation, which is no exaggeration in any way! Amazingly, one of the many four Americans consume take out every day and the majority of the junk food dishes that people usually eat are Chinese! The meal that people usually find on the Chinese dining places looks appealing also it tastes scrumptious also. It's gen...
Qixian dishes "eight bowl eight plates"
Qixian, A historical and cultural city in Shanxi, has cuisine named "eight bowl eight disc", it is worth a try. "Eight bowl dish 8" series of specialty is the Qixian a traditional banquet delicacies, material stress, taste pure and filled with rich local flavor. Its production process is also very unique and diverse techniques, roastin...
Food Symbolism in China
In China, foods are given different meanings, so that in certain occasion a kind of food, can only be eaten by some specific individuals, or a kind of food must be eaten in specific occasion. Usually, an honored guest will be served a snapper's head or shell to hail him and show warmly welcome in some districts. Long noodle is the symbol of longev...
Eating With The Seasons
In Chinese medicine, the body is seen as a microcosm of the natural world, waxing and waning with the movements of the seasons. The Chinese dietary tradition focuses on eating foods that harmonize with the season one is in. Autumn, for example, is a good time for loading up on warmer, heavier foods in preparation for the winter. Beneficial warming...
The Benefit of Green Tea
Much has been written and said about the amazing health benefits of tea. So much in fact, that it's often difficult to separate fact from fiction. What are the scientifically recognized benefits of tea? Among the most widely held beliefs are the following: Green Tea lowers the risk of cancer Green Tea lowers the risk of stroke and heart diseases ...
A Special Chinese Food-Stinky Tofu
Stinky tofu, which is actually a form of fermented tofu, is manufactured and prepared in a myriad of ways depending on the region where it is sold. Same name, different food Originated in ancient China, stinky tofu is made and consumed in different ways varied from China to the world, and the same is true of the two types of fried Stinky tofu in Cha...
Peking Duck
If you come to Beijing, the Peking Duck can not been missed.Among China's 1.3 billion people, there's one name that first comes to mind when the words "roast duck" are mentioned: Quanjude. Ask the Chinese what a visit to the nation's capital should involve and they will tell you that two things must be achieved: climb the Great Wall and eat a ro...
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