Food

This oil is full of fragrant and 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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Eight cuisines in China – part 1

  There is a large number of different dishes in Chinese cuisine. They are distinguished by its flavor, color, taste, cooking techniques, the choice for ingredients, etc. Today, we are going to see the 4 of the 8 most influential and crucial cuisines in China!     鲁菜 lǔ cài – Shangdong Cuisine Shandong cuisine …

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The Story of Biáng

This can be seen as the hardest Chinese characters so far! There are 52 strokes in total in this simplified Chinese character, and 62 in the traditional one. It contains 5 simple characters (「马」horse, 「月」moon, 「长」long, 「心」heart and 「言」word), and also 4 radicals such as 「刂」 knife, 「穴」 cave…In fact, biang cannot be found in …

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