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Chinese scallion bread recipe
Chinese scallion pancakes  

Spring Onion Flatbread 蔥油餅 cōng yóubǐng (scallion/spring onion pancakes). This delicious, easy-to-make snack is sold on street corners all over the Middle Kingdom.

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.

Taiwan Steamed Fish  

Steamed Fish 清蒸魚 (qīngzhēng yú) A really simple dish that requires only the most basic arsenal of Chinese ingredients.

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.

I like Chinese
I like Chinese
Their food is guaranteed to please
A fourteen, a seven, a nine and lychees

– Monty Python, 'I Like Chinese' lyrics

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

From Famine to Feast: Overweight Chinese

Food-related Chinese Inventions

The True Origin of Kiwifruit

The Origin of Chopsticks

Rice, the World's Plainest Food?

Chinese Always Eat Long Grain Rice: True or False?

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




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How to make Chinese mung bean soup dessert recipe  
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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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