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  The Cultural Heritage of China :: Food & Drink :: Cuisine :: Introduction
Chinese cuisine is widely seen as representing one of the richest and most diverse culinary heritages in the world.
Despite the importance of rice in Chinese cuisine, at extremely formal occasions, it is sometimes the case that no rice at all will be served; in such a case, rice would only be provided when no other dishes remained, or as a token dish at the end of the meal.
In a Chinese meal, each individual diner is given their own bowl of rice while the accompanying dishes are served in communal plates (or bowls) which are shared by everyone sitting at the table, a communal service known as "family style" in Western nations.
www.ibiblio.org /chineseculture/contents/food/p-food-c01s01.html   (1559 words)

 Cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
A cuisine (from French cuisine, meaning "cooking; culinary art; kitchen;" itself from Latin coquina, meaning the same; itself from the Latin verb coquere, meaning "to cook") is a specific set of cooking traditions and practices, often associated with a place of origin.
New cuisines are constantly evolving, as certain aesthetics rise and fall in popularity among professional chefs and their clientele.
Cuisines of the Americas are based on the cuisines of the countries from which the immigrant peoples came, primarily Europe.
www.tocatch.info /en/Cuisine.htm   (474 words)

 Iranian cuisine Summary
The national cuisine of Iran, however, which has spread to and influenced the cuisines of other cultures and countries in South and Central Asia and the Middle East, consists of ethnic and regional foods that have been refined and perfected over the course of many centuries, particularly by the master chefs of the royal courts.
The main Persian cuisines are combinations of rice with meat, chicken or fish and plenty of garlic, onion, vegetables, nuts, and herbs.
Chinese and Japanese cuisine has also become popular in recent years, primarily in Tehran, and Indian, Italian and Mediterranean restaurants are also featured.
www.bookrags.com /Iranian_cuisine   (2423 words)

 The Cultural Heritage of China :: Food & Drink :: Cuisine :: Regional Cuisine
However, Szechuan cuisine's reputation for being spicy is much older: sichuan pepper, or "numbing pepper" is an indigenous plant (fruit) that produces a fragrant, numbing, almost citrus-y spice, and is still a key ingredient in Szechuan food to this day; ginger and spicy herbs were used early on.
Shanghai cuisine, known as Hu cai (滬菜 in pinyin: hù cài) among the Chinese, is one of the most popular and celebrated cuisines in China.
Yunnan cuisine (Chinese: 云南菜; Pinyin: yúnnán cài) is an amalgam of Han and Chinese minority cuisines.
www.ibiblio.org /chineseculture/contents/food/p-food-c01s03.html   (5056 words)

 China Dining and Chinese cuisines food guide
In Chinese cuisine, noodles can be served three ways: in a clear soup with meat and some vegetables, or mixed with meat and with a thickened sauce poured over or without sauce; whereas for noodles with sauce egg noodles (mien) are commonly used, it's bijon noodles if served without sauce.
Actually, the Chinese were taught to use chopsticks long before spoons and forks were invented in Europe (the knife is older, not as an instrument for dining but as weapon).
Chinese cooking is not complicated in the manner that French cuisine is complicated.
www.yourrooms.com /china_hotels/dining.htm   (1941 words)

 Boston Chinese Restaurant
Filipino Chinese cuisine - There are many types of Chinese food here in the Philippines because of the inhabitants residing in the country.
Chinese Restaurant Boston Chinese Restaurant New Haven Connecticut - Chinese Restaurant Boston Canadian Chinese cuisine - Canadian Chinese cuisine or Can/Chinese is a popular style of cooking exclusive to take-out and dine-in eateries found across Canada.
Chinese Restaurant Detroit Chinese Restaurant Louisville - Chinese Restaurant Detroit Canadian Chinese cuisine - Canadian Chinese cuisine or Can/Chinese is a popular style of cooking exclusive to take-out and dine-in eateries found across Canada.
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 Introduction - Chinese Cuisine and Snacks
The Chinese people have always maintained: "One does not object to the finest food." In Chin, cooking is a special skill, as well as an art, with profound contents and varied forms.
Chinese cooking techniques are spread far and wide, and Chinese food is loved by the people all over the world.
An old Chinese saying goes: "People regard food as their prime want." Along with the improvement of the people's livelihood, the people all over the world are paying more and more attention to catering culture.
www.chinaplanner.com /cuisine/intro.htm   (991 words)

 Singaporean Cuisine - CookbookWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Besides these, which are highly prepared by the Chinese cuisine, the Singaporeans import Chicken and Pork, but other meats can’t be much found in a traditional Singaporean meal.
The Chinese came with the sweet sauces like the sun go (white vegetable dumpling), Zhou change fen or cha shako fan and the Malays came with highly spicy and chilly meals, such as me rebus (noodles), otak-otak (spicy fish) or satay (grilled spicy meat).
Chinese herbs are derived from minerals based partly on the Ying and Yang nature of the parts used: fennel fruit, tangerine peel, saffron, liquorices, jujube, longan, lotus seeds, back plum, and germinated seeds are just some of the common herbs used moth for cooking and in traditional medicine.
www.cookbookwiki.com /Singaporean_Cuisine   (1448 words)

 Fortune Chinese Cuisine
Chinese aristocrat cuisine - Chinese aristocrat cuisine (Chinese: 官府菜) traces its origin to the Ming and Qing dynasties when the Imperial officials stationed in Beijing brought their private chefs and such different variety of culinary styles mixed and developed overtime and formed a unique breed of...
History of Chinese cuisine - The History of Chinese cuisine is, in China, traced back to the Peking Man and his use of fire, and the invention of "cuisine" some 400,000 years ago.
Chinese astrology - Chinese astrology as it is known today is the divination of the future from the Chinese calendar, particularly its 12-year cycle of animals, referred to as the Chinese Zodiac.
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 Religion in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Because Chinese belief systems have concepts of a and sometimes spiritual world yet do not a concept of God classifying a Chinese belief system as a religion or a philosophy can be Thus some regard Confucianism and Taoism as religions while others regard them solely philosophies of life.
Secondly unlike Abrahamic religion Chinese belief systems allow for syncretism and it is common to profess belief in multiple belief systems.
In the early 18th century the Chinese Rites controversy a dispute within the Catholic Church arose over whether Chinese folk religion and offerings to the emperor constituted idolatry.
www.freeglossary.com /Religion_in_China   (1308 words)

 Chinese Food Topic Center - Chinese Restaurant and Chinese Food
Chinese Islamic cuisine Cuisine_of_China Due to a large Muslim population in western China, many Chinese restaurants cater to Muslims or cater to the gen...
Chinese food therapy Chinese food therapy is a practice of healing using natural foods instead of medications.
Thousand-year egg Thousand-year eggs (zh-cpc=皮蛋p=pídàn or zh-cpc=松花蛋p=sōnghūadàn) are a Chinese delicacy.
www.famouschinese.com /topic/Chinese_Food   (1127 words)

A cuisine (from the French word for "kitchen") is a specific set of cooking traditions and practices, often associated with a place of origin.
For example, the "chinese" dish chop suey clearly reflected the adaptation of chinese immigrant cooking styles to the different ingredients available in North America.
Most of these cuisines are based on the cuisines of the countries from which immigrant peoples came, primarily Europe.
www.knowledgefun.com /book/c/cu/cuisine.html   (429 words)

 Chinese Islamic cuisine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Northern Chinese Islamic cuisine originated in China proper is heavily influenced by Beijing cuisine, with nearly all cooking methods identical, only differs in material due to religious restrictions.
A Chinese Islamic restaurant (清真菜館 mandarin: qing1 zhen1 cai4 guan3) can sometimes be similar to a Mandarin restaurant with the exception that there is no pork in the menu.
In the United States, Chinese Islamic restaurants are frequented by non-Chinese as well.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chinese_Islamic_cuisine   (387 words)

 Food Corner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Representing this region is the Szechuan and Hunan cuisine.
Both cuisine are popular for their liberal use of red chilies, fresh ginger roots, garlic, scallions, and pungently-fermented sauces.
This was probably the result of traditional Chinese medical theories, which states that garlic and ginger have extraordinary antiseptic and cleansing effects and that they prod excessive dampness from the human system.
www.ptv.com.pk /webptv/western-cuisine.asp   (195 words)

 Asian cuisine Summary
Asian cuisine is a term sometimes used, particularly in the US, as an umbrella term for the various cuisines of East Asia and Southeast Asia and for fusion dishes based on combining them.
In the United Kingdom, it generally refers to the cuisine of South Asia (such as Indian cuisine), but this use of the term is not common in the United States, mirroring the geographical and cultural differences in the use of the term Asian in general.
However there is immense variation in the cuisines of the countries and ethnic groups in Asia, ranging from the hot curried dishes of South and Southeast Asia to the intricate and more delicately spiced dishes of Japan.
www.bookrags.com /Asian_cuisine   (1538 words)

 Food Corner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Chinese food is becoming increasingly popular in Pakistani community.
But most people still hesitate to cook it at home in the belief that there is a mystery about Chinese cooking.
Far from being a chore, Chinese cooking is a creative activity and the blending of colors, tastes and textures can give a great deal of aesthetic satisfaction as well as satisfying the appetite.
www.ptv.com.pk /webptv/chinese-cuisine.asp   (101 words)

 Indian Cuisine - CookbookWiki
The Mughali cuisine is specific to India and it originated from the combination of Islamic principles with the gravies characteristic to India.
Indian cuisine is appreciated not only for the flavors it offers, but also for the rustic, fun and sometimes almost magical preparation methods.
The main ingredients of Indian cuisine are atta flour, rice and then an amazing variety of spices and herbs.
www.cookbookwiki.com /Indian_Cuisine   (1361 words)

 cars - Xinjiang
Traversed by the Silk Road, Xinjiang is the Chinese name for the Tarim and Jungar regions of what is now northwest China.
Other PRC minority ethnic groups include Hui Chinese, the Kirghiz, the Mongols, the Russians, the Xibes, the Tajik, the Uzbek, the Tatars, and the Manchus.
The percentage of ethnic Han Chinese in Xinjiang has grown from 6 percent in 1949 to over 40 percent at present.
www.carluvers.com /cars/Xinjiang   (703 words)

 Cuisine - Gurupedia
The "chinese" dish chop suey clearly reflected the adaptation of chinese immigrant cooking styles to the different ingredients available in North America.Many people think that Chop Suey was invented in America.
In fact it probably originated with Chinese farmers who used to eat a dish of stir-fried vegetables after a long day working in the fields.
New cuisines are constantly evolving, as certain aesthetics rise and fall in popularity among professional
www.gurupedia.com /c/cu/cuisine.htm   (423 words)

 Special Cuisine,China Cultural Features-China Travel Guides   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Imperial cuisine was developed on the basis of Shandong cuisine and later Islamic pastry and Tibetan dishes were included.
Vegetarian cuisine has a long history and a high place in Chinese cuisine.
Beef with Oyster Sauce is a typical Chinese dish, as are Fried Rice and Steamed Chicken.
www.achinatravel.com /travel-guide/features-special-cuisine.asp   (766 words)

 Culture of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
I found this a well indexed book to support a course in the History of Chinese Civilization (as a student) - easy to digest but with rich illustration of pieceds of art etc.Good text for a first year CHinese or Asian history course or for background to la...
It is hard not to be empathetic to Adeline Yen Mah's plight as an unwanted Chinese daughter.
Adeline's mother dies giving birth to her and thus begins her tormented life in which she is tagged as "bad luck" and consequently "unwanted"....
www.freeglossary.com /Culture_of_China   (705 words)

 Cuisine of China - Chinese Food - Chinese Restaurant and Chinese Food
Solid Chinese food is eaten with chopsticks, and liquid with a wide, flat-bottomed spoon (usually ceramic).
Chinese consider having a knife at the table as barbaric, so most dishes are prepared in smaller pieces, ready for direct picking and eating.
Because of the large and varied nature of China itself, Chinese cuisine can be broken down into very many different regional styles.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Cuisine_of_China   (202 words)

 An Introduction to Filipino Cuisine - cookbook & recipes from Filipino Cuisine: Recipes from the Islands by Gerry G. ...
Filipino cuisine is a blend of the exotic and familiar.
Because of the Islamic edicts against eating pork, which is used extensively in the rest of the Philippines, the people of Mindanao have taken advantage of the cattle and fish grown in this area.
It is this meeting of the East and West with a steady and constant evolution of traditional dishes that is Filipino cuisine.
www.bookhaus.com /filipino/art_cuisine.html   (1645 words)

 Chinese cuisine in the San Francisco Bay Area - Wikitravel
Chinese cuisine in the San Francisco Bay Area
This page is intended for people who have eaten Chinese food outside of San Francisco and wish to experience Chinese food here.
Also, while outside the scope of this article, Chinese vegetables such as bok choy and pea sprouts (not to be confused with bean sprouts) may turn up on your plate at California Cuisine style restaurants.
wikitravel.org /en/Chinese_cuisine_in_the_San_Francisco_Bay_Area   (805 words)

 Metroactive Dining | Darda Seafood Restaurant
Chinese food just seemed kind of frumpy compared to these hot young things.
Darda is an Islamic Chinese restaurant and draws parts of its menu from western China, a region that borders the Muslim countries of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
Signs written in Chinese and Arabic as well as two large photographs of Mecca tell you this isn't your run-of-the-mill Chinese restaurant.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/11.24.04/dining-0448.html   (736 words)

 Uigur Ethnic Minority - China Style
The Uigurs are believers of the Islamic faith, which influences family life, marriages, food, finery and customs.
In their daily diet, cooked wheaten food is their staple food, which includes nang, lamian (pulled noodle), zhuafan and baozi (steamed stuffed buns).
Kaizhai Festival: According to Islamic calendar, the month of fast lasts from the first day of the ninth month to the first day of the tenth month of each year.
library.thinkquest.org /05aug/01780/chinese-ethnic-group/uigur.htm   (527 words)

 Restaurants serve Muslim-friendly Chinese cuisine / No certificate, but it follows halal rules
Chinese immigrants have spread their cuisine to all corners of the globe, from Venice to Fiji.
An appreciation for Chinese food seems to span all cultures, and despite the significance of pork in the Chinese diet, there are even kosher Chinese restaurants.
The Chinese diners like to order the knife-cut noodles, sesame bread and lamb dishes, such as lamb stir-fried with leeks.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2004/07/09/PNGTF7H0QS1.DTL   (964 words)

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