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.
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.
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.
""Live in Hangzhou, marry in Suzhou, dine in Guangzhou, and die in Luzhou." (These cities are said to have the best view, the prettiest women, the best food, and the best coffin wood, respectively).
Ginseng has been growing in North America for 70 million years. North Americans have been selling ginseng to the Chinese for 300 years (it was the United States' first major export to China in 1800). Westerners use ginseng mainly as a stimulant or to relieve fatigue, while Chinese use it as … read more