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Deep Fried Tofu  

Deep Fried Tofu 炸豆腐 (zhà dòufu) Great as a snack or as part of a meal.

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.

Bamboo and Pork Chop Soup  

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

Cold Noodles  

Taiwan-style Cold Noodle Salad 台式涼麵 (táishì liàng miàn) Taiwan has many refreshing drinks, snacks and appetisers to keep you cool in summer, but actual cold meals are hard to find, so you can count this easy noodle salad with a tangy sesame dressing as a rarity.

Tea Eggs  

Tea Eggs 茶葉蛋 (cháyè dàn) A cheap snack food, found all over China. In spite of the name, tea is not the dominant flavour.

QUOTE
"Tea, although an Oriental,
Is a gentleman at least"

– G. K. Chesterton

Chinese Food Articles
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.

 

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 Food Facts

Rice, the World's Plainest Food?

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

From Famine to Feast: Overweight Chinese

Food-related Chinese Inventions

The Origin of Chopsticks

Chinese Always Eat Long Grain Rice: True or False?

The True Origin of Kiwifruit

 

 

 

 
Featured Chinese Food Recipe
Chinese climb tree  sichuan recipe  

Ants Climbing a Tree
螞蟻上樹

 
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Soy and Heath

Soybeans contain:

  • 37% protein (meat protein ranges from 15 - 20%)
  • 34% carbohydrates
  • 18% oil
  • a range of vitamins and minerals

Some soy products may:

  • be very good for your heart by reducing cholesterol and Inhibiting cholesterol oxidation
  • reduce the risk of cancer due to a family of chemicals called isoflavones

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