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Chinese Table Manners
Talking about eating habit, unlike the West, where everyone has their own plate of food, in China the dishes are placed on the table and everybody shares. If you are being treated by a Chinese host, be prepared for a ton of food. Chinese are very proud of their culture of cuisine and will do their best to show their hospitality. And sometimes the ho...
Chinese Ceremic Culture
Chinese ceramics is one of the typical representatives of Chinese culture. During the Neolithic period, our ancestors began to make various household ceramics|stoneware (potteries) with wisdom and their skillful hands. After the invention of fire, utensils used for bailing water, cooking and storage were burned. Their designs were both practical and artis...
Wheaten Food of Shannxi
China serves some of the best flour-based foods in the world; and Shanxi ranks first in China in preparing “flour foods”. Shanxi Province has a recorded history dating back more than 2,000 years of making wheat-flour food, due to bumper wheat harvests resulting partly from rich experience in cultivation. Shanxi province boasts nearly 1,000 kin...
Chinese Alcohol Culture
Alcohol has an internal connection with sociality in China. Drinking provides more chances for one to make more friends as the old saying says, “Frequent drinking makes friends surrounding”. Moreover, alcohol also serves effectively to deepen and strengthen friendship. Since it shows one's friendliness alcohol is always used to relieve misunde...
Food and The Mid Autumn Festival
Mid-Autumn Festival or "Zong Qiu Jie" falls on the 15 th day of the eighth lunar month, in the middle of autumn season. On this day, the moon is at its greatest distance from the earth; at no other time is it so luminous.  Moon cakes or "yue bing" is an essential item during the festival. This round cake is usually only several...
LOCAL CUISINES OF CHONGQING
Chongqing dishes are rich in flavor and use almost 40 different cooking methods in their preparation. Chongqing food is largely a hybrid of Sichuan cuisine and local specialty dishes. Chongqing's city center is filled with restaurants and food stalls where you can pick up a cheap and filling meal for less than RMB10. Local specialties here include dum...
Stuffed Crab Shell
Ingredients : 2 pcs mud crab 50g minced pork 2 egg yolks 2 tsps light soy sauce 1/2 tsp water little sugar 2 tsps oil 1/2 tsp corn flour little pepper Seasoning : little pepper little salt Directions: 1.Wash crab and remove the gill. Take the fat out and set aside. 2.Steam crab for 10 minutes, leave to cool and remove m...
Posts Tagged corn flour
Ingredients : 6 fresh abalones 1 onion 75g mushrooms Seasoning : salt, chicken powder, granulated sugar, corn flour liquid, ginger juice, wine little Creamy White Sauce 150g low gluten flour 75g milk powder 150g caster sugar 300g shortening 150g fresh cream 150g milk Directions: 1.Wash fresh abalone thoroughly, blanch i...
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