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 Chinese cuisine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The cuisine of China is widely regarded as representing one of the richest and most diverse culinary heritages on Earth.
Nanyang Chinese cuisine (cuisine of the Nanyang region or Southeast Asia Chinese diaspora)
China shares much with the culinary heritage of other regions of East Asia, in addition to some contrasts; compare Japanese cuisine, Singaporean cuisine, and Vietnamese cuisine, among others.
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 Encyclopedia: Chinese cuisine
Fujian cuisine is derived from the native cooking style of the province of Fujian, China.
Shanghai cuisine, known as Hu cai (滬菜 in pinyin: hù cà i) among the Chinese, is one of the most popular and celebrated cuisines in China.
The cuisine of a country is generally a microcosm of the nation and Malaysian cuisine reflects the multi racial aspects of Malaysia.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Chinese-cuisine   (1146 words)

 Chinese Cuisine: A Primer
Chinese cuisine is a bright branch in the treasure-house of Chinese culture, and it is also a dominant one in the field
Tea from China, along with her silk and porcelain, began to be known the world over more than a thousand years ago and has since always been an important Chinese export.
China is one of the first countries to have invented alcohol as a drink.
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 Culture of China - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Moreover, the Chinese people have been unified for over two millenia by the commonalities of their languages which, although generally mutually unintelligible in their spoken forms, share a common structure as analytic languages, where each concept is represented by a different word.
In essence, the history of 20th Century China is one of experimentation to find a new system of social, political, and economic organization that would allow for the reintegration of the nation in the wake of dynastic collapse.
The author's memoir of life in mainland China and--after the 1949 revolution--Hong Kong is a gruesome chronicle of nonstop emotional abuse from her wealthy father and his beautiful, cruel...
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 American Chinese cuisine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
American Chinese cuisine is a unique style of cooking served by Chinese restaurants in the United States.
Other cuisines influence the menu: some restaurants substitute grilled flour tortillas for the rice pancakes in mu shu dishes; brown rice is often offered as an optional alternative to white rice.
Owing to the diversity of ethnicities in Hawaii, Chinese cuisine forms a component of the cuisine of Hawaii, which is a fusion of different culinary traditions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/American_Chinese_cuisine   (1260 words)

 Ethnic Cuisine: China
China’s enormous northern half, stretching from Beijing to Xinjiang in Chinese Central Asia, is comprised of grasslands, mountains, and deserts.
China, particularly south China, is a produce-rich country—among other things, north China grows peaches, apples, and melons, while south China produces enormous amounts of produce such as taro root, eggplants, tomatoes, and leafy greens, and tropical fruits—longans, litchis, mangoes, bananas, and coconuts.
China and SE Asia, Rachel moved to Beijing, where her food writing ambitions are coming to fruition.
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 Chinese food, cuisine, China tour
The vastness of China's geography and history echoes through the polyphony of Chinese cuisine.
The real difference is that in the West, you have your own plate of food, while in China the dishes are placed on the table and everyone shares.
People in China tend to over-order food, for they will find it embarrassing if all the food is consumed.
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 he Cuisine of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Due to China's size of population and its sharp contrast customs and climate, many different types of cooking have given rise.
In general, Cantonese cuisine is characterized by its variety, the freshness of its ingredients, and its delicate sauces and seasonings.
Hunan cuisine, like that of neighboring Sichuan, is noted for its liberal use of the hot chili pepper.
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 Cuisine Of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Before this trip, my impressions of China were all from newspapers, pictures and...
Originated in Guangdong, a region around Canton in southern China, Cantonese cuisine is synonymous with freshness and flavours.
Chinese consider having a knife at the table as barbaric, so most dishes are prepared in smaller pieces, ready for direct picking and eating.
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 China tour, china travel information, china vacation, business trip to China
Xinhua, Sep. 27, 2005 - The epidemic hemorrhagic fever (EHF) in northeast China's Jilin Province is rapidly spreading from mountainous regions to the plain areas and the city proper, according to the Jilin Provincial Disease Prevention and Control Centre.
Being the first of such kind in China, the map can help tourists to choose the best way to go to a certain place, to find out the distance between two places and the cab fare needed.
China Daily, Sep. 20, 2005 - The Chinese government will spend 1.5 billion yuan (US$1.84 billion) to revamp central Beijing's Forbidden City, also known as the Imperial Palace or Palace Museum, over the next 15 years, sources from the museum said.
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Thus, Beijing cuisine is inevitably influenced by the imperial cooking school.
This was because southern cuisines were sweeter and less salty than in the north, where people preferred salty, rich flavors.
Beijing Cuisine is notable for its hundreds of dishes with special flavors that will not be found elsewhere in China.
www.chinesebusinessworld.com /tourism/cuisine/td01.htm   (585 words)

 Chinese Cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Eight Cuisines: The diversity of geography, climate, costumes and products have led to the evolution of what are called the 'Four Flavors' and 'Eight Cuisines' but as catering is a living art sub-classifications continue to increase.
Cuisine in China is a harmonious integration of color, redolence, taste, shape and the fineness of the instruments.
Minority Cuisine : It also has their own flavor and appeal in our ethnic groups, which is quite distinctive.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/cuisine_drink/cuisine   (600 words)

 CuisineNet Digest: Chinese Cuisine Introduction
To begin, it is best to divide Chinese cuisine, with all the appropriate disclaimers and caveats, into that of four major regions: the northern plains, including Beijing; the fertile east, watered by the Yangtse River; the south, famous for the Cantonese cooking of the Guangdong Province; and the fecund west of Szechwan and Hunan Provinces.
Mongolian influence appears in the prevalence of mutton and lamb -- many in the region are Muslim, so pork is forbidden -- and in the nomadic simplicity of the Mongolian fire pot.
Beijing is the pearl of the region; royal haute cuisine was born and bred inside her walls.
www.cuisinenet.com /digest/region/china/index.shtml   (365 words)

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This is apparent in the premillennial term for "country" -- she ji -- literally translated as god of land and grain.
Confucius is considered the father of gourmandism in China.
Kong cuisine from Qufu in Shandong Province, birthplace of Confucius, is famous for its meticulous preparation.
www.chinatoday.com.cn /English/e2004/e200408/p70.htm   (1320 words)

 Chinese cuisine - by a food authority   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Rice is the main food of south China, while other cereal grains, such as wheat (in the form of noodles, dumplings and steamed buns) reign in the north.
China's Buddhist monks, forbidden to eat meat, evolved a rich and diversified vegetarian cuisine.
Several famous preparations known as "Chinese" beyond China's borders are not Chinese.
www.hillmanwonders.com /cuisines/china.htm   (301 words)

 Chinese Foods: Minority Cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
They have also renovated and adapted aspects of Han cuisine - for example dumplings in a sour soup is one of their favorites.
Although Tibetan cuisine has no real classified styles, it can be roughly divided into four typical flavors: Ngari's Qiang Cuisine, Lhasa's Lhasa cuisine, Nyingchi's Rong cuisine and the Court Cuisine that comprises dishes common among the former aristocrats of Tibet.
Court cuisine is a quintessential art using the best traditions of Tibetan dietary skills and cooking methods for a wide variety of different produce in order to serve attractive and flavorsome dishes.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/cuisine_drink/cuisine/minority.htm   (571 words)

 Cuisine of China - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Solid Chinese food is eaten with chopsticks, and liquid with a wide, flat-bottomed spoon (usually ceramic).
The Frugal Gourmet Cooks Three Ancient Cuisines: China, Greece, and Rome
Proper Chinese cooking, asserts Eileen Yin-Fei Lo, is low in fat, unlike what we are used to finding in many Chinese restaurants.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /chinese_food.htm   (270 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Books: The Healing Cuisine of China: 300 Recipes for Vibrant Health and Longevity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Healing Cuisine of China is a terrific book to have on hand: the recipes are well-researched and simple to make and they remind us of the tremendous power we have to maintain our own well-being.
This cuisine has little in common with the dishes on the menus of many Chinese restaurants--which have sacrificed traditional Chinese principles to appeal to high-fat Western tastes.
Growing up in China, Zhao took for granted how the Chinese in everyday life treat their minor ailments, improve their general health or beautify themselves by choosing to eat specific foods.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/089281778X   (882 words)

 Chinese Food, Regent Tour China
In general, Northern dishes are relatively oily and the use of vinegar and garlic tends to be quite popular.
Representative of Southern cooking styles are Szechwan and Hunan cuisine, famous for their liberal use of chili peppers.
Within the whole of Southern cooking, the Jiangsu and Zhejiang regions emphasize freshness and tenderness, while Guangdong cuisine tends to be somewhat sweet and always full of variety.
www.regenttour.com /china/food/index-1.htm   (161 words)

 Cuisine in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There is an old but still-being-quoted saying---"Food is the first neccessity of the people." Delicious and nutritious food has been regarded the basics of ordinary life.
In general, people in North China favor noodles, dumplings and other staple food made from flour while the majority in the South almost consume rice daily.
All together, there are eight schools of cuisine which is also popularly known as the "ninth art".
www.chinaoninternet.com /cuisine/cuisine.htm   (175 words)

 China Cuisine - Chinese Food   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Chinese cuisine is one of the greatest methods of cooking.
The northern part of China has a cold climate unsuitable to grow rice, so wheat is the primary grain consumed.
What is typical of this southwestern province of China is the spicy taste of its food.
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 Cuisine of China - Information
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China is widely regarded as having one of the richest culinary heritages on Earth.
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 Chinese Food Guide - Chinese Cuisine Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Well-known around the world, Chinese cuisine took shape in the Shang Dynasty over 3,000 years ago and entered its heyday in the 17th century.
This guide on Chinese cuisine is the latest of its kind.
Following the four-style cuisine series, it systematically introduces the special dishes and snacks as well as dishes of famous star-rated hotels in the tourist cities around China...
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 The Cuisine of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Five best-known Chinese cuisine today are Cantonese, Shanghai, Mongolian-Shandong, Sichuan-Human, and Beijing.
Shanghai cuisine is a little harder to pinpoint.
On the other hand, Mongolian- Shandong Cuisine owes little allegiance to traditional Chinese gastronomy.
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 The Language and Culture of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This lavishly illustrated volume presents a wide range of dishes from the major culinary regions, as well as examining the historical and geographic influences that have shaped the cuisine of this ancient land.
Tastes from both East and West merge with delicious results: kale and tofu adorn pizza and udon noodles are dressed with pesto.
By marinating the meat, poultry or seafood to allow flavor to seep in, by using ingredients and cooking techniques that are low in fat, this book shows you "quick and easy" yet healthy and appealing dishes.
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 Welcome to P.F. Chang's China Bistro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Fan foods include rice, noodles, grains and dumplings, while vegetables, meat, poultry, and seafood are t'sai foods.
P.F. Chang's cuisine is reflective of China's evolving culinary landscape.
Our chefs are respectful of the culture and traditions that are behind the dishes they prepare.
www.pfchangs.com /cuisine/cuisine.jsp   (140 words)

 Travel To China - Szechuan Cuisine
Szechuan Cuisine or Sichuan Cuisine (??, pinyin: chuan1 cai4), originating in the Sichuan province of western China, has an international reputation for being spicy and flavorful.
Although many Szechuan dishes live up to their spicy reputation, often ignored are the large percentage of recipes that use little or no spice at all, including recipes such as "Tea Smoked Duck".
Beef is more common in Szechuan cuisine than it is in other Chinese cuisines, perhaps due to the widespread use of oxen in the region.
www.goingtochina.com /food/Szechuan_Cuisine.htm   (304 words)

 Cuisine of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Chinese health authorities have called repeatedly for vigilance against the disease, but they have refused to share virus samples from infected wild birds this year with international organizations.
The flavorful cooking style originated in the Szechuan province of China.
According to the survey conducted jointly by Ministry of Commerce, China Cuisine Association and China National Commercial Informational Center, the turnover of the top 100 catering enterprises in China recorded 53.686 billion yuan, up 27.06 percent from the same period last year or taking up 7.2 percent of the nation's total catering retail volume.
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 Food And Cuisine In Beijing,Beijing Hotel reservation,Hotels Resorts guide,Travel Service,China Discount Hotels ...
A prime example of Beijing cuisine is the Beijing Roast Duck.
Beijing's strong Muslim community with both Beijing's local Muslims and others who migrate from Xinjiang and other parts of China lends its own flavors to the mix that is modern Beijing.
Perhaps the most unbeatable dining is to experience the cuisine of the Imperial kitchen.
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