Chinese food

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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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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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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I love these hot drinks, and even cannot live without | 这些热茶真的很暖胃啊

Almost everyone knows that Chinese people love drinking tea and hot water! Especially during winters, having something hot and warm can be a very cozy thing. But do you know, apart from this, we are also fond of other types of hot drinks! Taking myself as an example, I usually like adding some real stuff …

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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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