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"All we have is guns and millet."
– Chinese Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping to Henry Kissinger, American Secretary of State, Dec. 1974.

Chinese Recipes
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.

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.

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.

Deep Fried Tofu  

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

Anchovies with Peanuts  

Fish Fry with Peanuts 丁香花生 (dīngxiāng huāshēng) A classic Taiwan savoury appetiser.

Pickled Cucumber Salad  

Pickled Cucumber Salad 涼拌黃瓜 (liángbàn huángguā) A lightly pickled salad commonly served in Taiwan as a zesty appetiser.

Taiwan Steamed Fish  

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

Chinese radish (turnip) cake recipe  

Fried Radish Cake 蘿蔔糕 (luóbo gāo) Radish cake is one of the great staples of breakfast stores and dim sum restaurants.


 
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.

 

 
Chinese Food Facts

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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

 

 

 

 
Featured Chinese Food Recipe
How to make Chinese mung bean soup recipe  
 
Featured Chinese Food Snippets

Soybeans: Protein Rich


Along with rice and wheat, soybeans are one of the world’s great staples. Of the three, soybeans are the most nourishing. They are very high in protein (37%), much higher than meat (15 – 20%) and any other plant, and the only plant source of complete protein … read more

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