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Simple but unforgettable, boss, give me one bowl of Gantiao noodles! | 老板,来碗干挑!

我还是记得上一次我说要做干挑面的事。 I still remembered last time I said I’d like to make the noodles from my region – 干挑面 gān tiāo miàn. 当然不是随便说说哒!  This is not a joke!  我真的做了, 哈哈哈! I made it, hahaha! 就跟我上次说的一样,这道菜是我们江浙北部的早餐之一。 As I said last time, this dish is mainly served as breakfast in the north of Zhejiang Province. One of …

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This oil is fragrant and the scent increases my appetite | 猪油的醇香真的让我胃口大开

Recently, I really want to eat some nostalgic food such as Gantiao Noodles (干挑面 gāntiāo miàn) – one of the most popular breakfast for locals in my area. However, to make an authentic gantiao noodle, lard is necessary.Therefore, this triggered me off making lard oil by myself. The process of making lard oil is quite …

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Find your Chinese countryside name!

  It is believed that giving a despicable name (贱名 jiànmíng) to a newborn child in rural areas of China will bring a smooth life to the baby, and it will also be easy to raise. Thus, how do we name a child? 

Why a taxi ride in China is a must for any international students!

Public transport in most Chinese cities is just fantastic: cheap, ready and modern. Each major city has several metro lines and a dense network of buses such that each city corner can be reached with ease. And despite all these advantages, (during their obligatory China trip) each Chinese language student should definitely frequently call a …

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Eight Cuisines in China – Part 2

粤菜 – Cantonese Cuisine Cantonese food originates from Guangdong, a southern province in China. The majority of overseas Chinese people are from Guangdong(Canton), therefore Cantonese cuisine is perhaps the most widely available Chinese regional cuisine outside of China. Cantonese are known to have an adventurous palate, able to eat many different kinds of meats and …

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