Chinese Food

Last Update: 2008-7-20; By Christyinguilin

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TOPChinese Food

Food has a special meaning to the Chinese people.  The "waste not, want not" ethos means that a surprising range and variety of plants and animals, and every part of a plant or animal is used. This has given rise to a remarkable diversity in the regional cuisine, but to westerners it can be overwhelming - surprising, fantastic, delicious, horrifying or disgusting - and above all, different.

TOPChinese cooking art

In China, cooking is an art. Quite different from Western cooking whose recipes are followed strictly like laboratory instructions, Chinese cooking always allows for a creative and stylistic touch to it. Besides, great attention is paid to the aesthetic appreciation of the food. A good Chinese dish should be a great combination of taste and apperance. Read more

TOPEight Distinct Regional Cuisine

China's vast territory and diverse climates has given risen to distinct regional cuisines over the country. There are main eight major culinary schools throughout the nation, each of which boast its characteristic way of cooking and unique taste. Read more

TOPChinese Medicine Food

Medicinal food is kind of food which can be used for dietetic therapy, and is processed through cooking. The final result is a combination of Chinese traditional medical knowledge and cooking experience. Read more

TOPChinese Table Manners

Chinese people love to eat and China boasts one of the world's greatest cuisines. During the long period of development of the eating culture, there formed many things about the eating that foreign visitors may find quite different from what they are used to and even feel weird.  Read more

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