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  Encyclopedia: Hakka cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hakka people are migratory tribes of ethnic Han people originated from central China.
As a result, fresh produce was at a premium, forcing the Hakkas to heavily utilize dried and preserved ingredients, such as various kinds of fermented beancurd and much use of onion.
See also: cuisine, Chinese cuisine, cooking 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.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hakka-cuisine   (1170 words)

  
 Hakka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hakka farmers were known to have used their feet while standing upright to pull weeds off rice paddies, as their cultural pride would not allow them to kneel and crawl on land belonging to the Manchus.
Hakka people are now found in the southern Chinese provinces of Guangdong, western Fujian, Jiangxi, southern Hunan, Guangxi, southern Guizhou, south eastern Sichuan, Hainan and Taiwan islands.
Hakka were active in the Taiping Rebellion led by the failed Qing scholar Hong Xiuquan who thought he was the brother of Jesus, and led a following which formed the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (Taiping Tian Guo).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hakka   (1579 words)

  
 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.
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.
Nanyang Chinese cuisine (cuisine of the Nanyang region or Southeast Asia Chinese diaspora)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chinese_cuisine   (389 words)

  
 Hakka cuisine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hakka cuisine is the cooking style of the Hakka, and originally came from southeastern China (Guangdong and Fujian).
Ngiong Tew Foo (釀豆腐, stuffed tofu cube): one of the more popular foods that originated from deep hakka roots, it consists of beancurd cuboids heaped with minced meat(mostly pork) and herbs, then fried till golden brown.
Kiu nyuk (扣肉, sliced pork with preserved mustard green): Alternate pieces of pork and yam served in a dark sauce whose principal component is, of course, fermented beancurd.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hakka_cuisine   (514 words)

  
 Meizhou - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hakkas are a unique ethnic group of Han Chinese originally from around the Yellow River area, later they migrated to the south to avoid the chaos created by wars centuries ago.
Hakkas are among the most conservative keepers the tradition.
Hakka folk music is also a feature of the area.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /meizhou.htm   (630 words)

  
 Hakka - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hakka (Chinese: 客家; pinyin: kèjiā, literal meaning "guest families") are a Han Chinese people whose ancestors are said to originate from around Henan and Shanxi in northern China over twenty seven hundred years ago.
Hakka were active in the Taiping Rebellion led by the failed Qing scholar Hong Xiuquan who thought he was the brother of Jesus, and lead a following which formed the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (Taiping Tian Guo).
The Hakka in Guandong province live mostly in east Guangdong, in particular the so-called Xing-Mei (Xingning-Meixian) Area.
www.open-encyclopedia.com /Hakka   (726 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Hakka   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hakka tulou buildings in Fujian File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version.
Hakka (Simplified Chinese: 客家话, Traditional Chinese: 客家話, Hakka: Hak-ka-fa/-va, pinyin: KèjiāhuÃ) is a Chinese dialect/language spoken predominantly in southern China by the Hakka ethnic group and descendants in diaspora throughout East and Southeast Asia and around the world.
Hakka Hill Songs (客家山歌; pinyin: Kejia Shan Ge) are probably one of the better known elements of Hakka culture.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hakka   (4470 words)

  
 Hakka council holds Tong Blossom Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hakka people found that they were very similar to tong trees, so they started using the latter instead.
The Council for Hakka Affairs regards the relationship between tong blossoms and the Hakka community as a symbiotic one.
Hakka people approach the festival with gratitude for the crop and respect for the mountainous land on which they live.
www.taiwanheadlines.gov.tw /20040423/20040420f2.html   (671 words)

  
 Hakka cuisine -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As a result, fresh produce was at a premium, forcing the Hakkas to heavily utilize dried and preserved ingredients, such as various kinds of fermented (Click link for more info and facts about beancurd) beancurd and much use of (An aromatic flavorful bulb) onion.
Famous dishes in Hakka restaurants in (Formerly a Crown Colony on the coast of southern China in Guangdong province; leased by China to Britain in 1842 and returned in 1997; one of the world's leading commercial centers) Hong Kong include:
Kau yuk (扣肉, sliced (Meat from a domestic hog or pig) pork with preserved mustard green): Alternate pieces of pork and yam served in a dark sauce whose principal component is, of course, fermented beancurd.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/ha/hakka_cuisine.htm   (478 words)

  
 Hakka cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As a result fresh produce was at premium forcing the Hakkas to heavily utilize and preserved ingredients such as various kinds fermented beancurd and much use of onion.
Pork is by far the most favored of the Hakkas with belly bacon being preferred cut as it has alternating layers fat and lean meat providing an excellent
of it as a Hakka equivalent to soup.
www.freeglossary.com /Hakka_cuisine   (753 words)

  
 Savor free-range chicken and Hakka-style organic food - Dining - Enjoy Life - Newsgd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hakka food is usually thought of as low-end fare.
Hakka people are an immigrant tribe of ethnic Han people in Guangdong Province, who originated from Central China.
Because they migrated relatively late to southern China, the Hakkas had to settle in sparsely populated hilly countryside where chicken, pork, tofu and vegetables were possible to farm.
www.newsgd.com /enjoylife/living/dining/200501210051.htm   (628 words)

  
 Heyuan, a scenic city of Hakka culture - GD Toursites - Travelling - Newsgd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Different from round earth houses, a kind of well-known Hakka dwellings you can see in Fujian Province and the eastern part of Guangdong Province, these buildings are square flat houses with dark blue bricks and roof tiles that belong to the style of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties.
The oldest house, called the Yongsi Hall, was built in 1481 in memory of Su Dongshan, the eighth-generation descendant of Su Dongpo and as a place for the villagers to worship their ancestors and discuss important affairs.
The Hakka Gender Culture Exhibition in the village is a showcase of the Hakka people's moral ideas and customs and can help you learn some interesting aspects of the Hakka culture.
www.newsgd.com /travel/toursites/200307220013.htm   (847 words)

  
 Seattle Press on Line - Asian Travels in the North End
Henry is Hakka, a unique Chinese ethnic group from Northwest China with its own dialect and its own cuisine.
Uprooted even before the Yuen Dynasty, the Hakka have moved from place to place for centuries, but they have maintained their distinct culture.
Hakka Special Flavored Sauce Beef on Sizzling Platter filled our senses with its sounds, smells and appearance, and its rich flavor was a show stopper.
www.seattlepress.com /article-9615.html   (1008 words)

  
 Guangdong Cuisine and Restaurants - Chinese Cuisine and Snacks
Guangdong Cuisine, one of the main cuisine styles in China, is composed of Guangzhou, Chaozhou and Dongjiang cuisine.
It is a famous traditional dish in Hakka Cuisine, featuring a golden yellow color, crisp and tender meat and a fragrant smell.
This dish is prepared with traditional Hakka cooking techniques, with smooth and tender bean curd, delicious filling, hot soup and a fragrant smell.
www.chinaplanner.com /cuisine/cuisine/food_gd.htm   (1167 words)

  
 Hakka   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Most scholars agree that the Hakka migration from northern China to the south started from the East Jin dynasty (317-420 AD) due to famines and wars.
The Hakka noodles are fresh noodles combined with minced pork and spring onion.
Representatives and organizations from the Hakka community gathered yesterday calling for Hakka rights in response to an incident last week, when a legislator...
www.wikiverse.org /hakka   (782 words)

  
 Ton Kiang Restaurant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
All of our sauces, wines, pickles, and stuffings are made from scratch in ton kiang's own kitchen using the freshest ingredients, giving you the full flavor of authentic Hakka cooking.
Hakka means "guest" and refers to people living in an area who are not natives.
The Hakka people picked up dishes and ingredients from each of the regions through which they traveled and incorporated them into their cuisines.
www.tonkiang.net   (160 words)

  
 Web Links - The Hakka Youth Project: Culture, Leadership, Friendship
Included is some good background information about the cuisine and of course some great pictures to show you what the dishes SHOULD look like.
A site that "aims to provide comprehensive knowledge about the Chinese, particularly the Hakka community, who are famous for their hill songs and their contribution to Chinese culture.
The Toronto Hakka Conference is a gathering of one of world's most diasporic cultural communities.
www.hakkayouthproject.org /index.php?option=com_weblinks&catid=2&Itemid=61   (444 words)

  
 Chinese Cuisine
This has gotta be a fairly healthy cuisine, with its widespread use of gentle roasting and steaming, only a touch of animal fat and seasonings.
The hallmark of Hakka cuisine is its simplicity without compromising on taste.
This spicy cuisine is noted for its robust flavours and reliance on hot chillies.
members.tripod.com /makanmakan/chinese.html   (608 words)

  
 Sticky rice - TheBestLinks.com - Cuisine of China, Dessert, Durian, Hakka cuisine, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sticky rice - TheBestLinks.com - Cuisine of China, Dessert, Durian, Hakka cuisine,...
Sticky rice, Cuisine of China, Dessert, Durian, Hakka cuisine, Cuisine of Japan...
Sticky rice or glutinous rice is the main type of rice grown and consumed by the Lao of Laos and Northeast Thailand, areas which are considered to be the primary center of origin and domestication of Asian rice (Oryza sativa L. It has been cultivated in this area for 4,000 years.
www.thebestlinks.com /Sticky_rice.html   (379 words)

  
 WWW.TORONTOBRUNCH.COM - Restaurant Reviews by Mark, Aaron, and Wendy
Hakka Cuisine is a mix of Indian and Chinese.
The word "hakka" actually means nomadic, which to me implies a mix when it comes to food.
Out of the few Hakka restaurants I've tried, Kimling, located just east of Birchmount on Lawrence, is the best.
reviews.degrassi.ca /article.php?a_id=280   (229 words)

  
 Travel To China - Hakka Cuisine
Hakka CuisineHakka people are migratory tribes of ethnic Han people originated from central China
Salt baked chicken (?????) - supposed to be baked inside a heap of hot salt, but many restaurants simply cook in brine nowadays.
Kau yuk (??): Alternate pieces of pork and yam served in a dark sauce whose principal component is, of course, fermented beancurd.
www.goingtochina.com /food/Hakka_Cuisine.htm   (447 words)

  
 hakka Thoughts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Hakka Dialect; A Linguistic Study of its Phonology, Syntax and Lexicon.
The dialect of Meixian (Meihsien, Moi-yan) in northeastern Guangdong Province, China, as given by his informant, is used for discussion of its grammar, and vocabulary.
Kiang also describes how Hakka people identify themselves, and how they, and their language and culture, sinicized with the local indigenous Chinese as their migrated.
www.book-thoughts.com /book/hakka.html   (470 words)

  
 Hakka cuisine - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Their ancestors exiled themselves from foreign rulers such as the Mongols in Yuan_Dynasty.
Fried pork with fermented beancurd: this is a popular Chinese_New_Year offering which involves two stages of cooking.
A copy of the license is included in the section entitled
www.indexsuche.com /Hakka_cuisine.html   (400 words)

  
 sixthseal.com: Kafe Zhi Wei review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The proprietor told us that their strength is in the Hakka Fried Pork dishes.
This is the Hakka Fried Pork Rice (RM 4.50).
The proprietor informed us that the pork that they serve is not the usual "three layer pork" but a specially prepared Hakka style cured meat that requires a long seasoning time.
www.sixthseal.com /001347.html   (1584 words)

  
 The Star Online (CyberKuali): Thunder tea steeped in tradition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lui is a Hakka word for the grinding of ingredients, but it also means "thunder".
Madam S.M. Mah, a Hakka in Malacca, prepares the dish differently and serves it without fail on the seventh day of Chinese New Year.
The Museum Chinese Restaurant of Legend Hotel and Apartments is serving Thunder Tea Rice as part of its Hakka cuisine promotion for the whole of this month.
www.thestar.com.my /kuali/recipes/tea1.html   (1102 words)

  
 Radio Taiwan International
The biggest Hakka community in Japan, the Tokyo “suisenkookai,“ held the 38th annual meeting
The First Hakka Broadcaster in Taiwan: Jiang Ping-cheng
New Hope for the Hakka People in 2004
www.cbs.org.tw /English/hakka/index3.html   (46 words)

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