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"Tea is better than water as it does not carry disease or act as a poison like water when wells contain foul and rotten material."
– Shen Nong
Fried Radish Cake蘿蔔糕(luóbo gāo) Radish cake is one of the great staples of breakfast stores and dim sum restaurants.
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.
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.
Chinese often use chopsticks like a spoon. The rice bowl is held up to the mouth and the rice is shoveled in. Not very elegant but it works, letting you eat quickly without spilling food. Same thing goes for noodles, but not for soup! … read more