Chinese Food Recipes

China food recipes & Cuisine

Many unique regional Chinese food recipes and styles contribute to China's extensive cuisine. The most well-known of those are Cantonese, Shandong, Jiangsu and Szechuan cuisine forms. (Chinese food / cuisine) These styles are distinctive from one another due to the available produce, climate and geography, historical influences, variations in cooking techniques and population lifestyles.

Whilst one regional style may emphasize garlic and shallots versus chilli and spices, another favours seafood ingredients over meats or poultry. As an example, Sichuan cuisine is spicier with a fondness for baking, whereas Jiangsu recipes call more on braising and stewing techniques.

The 'hairy crab,' found in local lakes, is a popular menu item in Shanghai. The world-renowned Peking Duck is famous dish everywhere around the planet, not just in China.

Across China, and across Asia in general, a wide variety of menu items with differing flavours and textures are produced from the same raw materials and ingredients. The methods of preparation, aided by cultural nuances, engender significant regional food forms across the country. Many of the traditional regional cuisines rely on ancient methods of preservation; drying, salting, pickling and fermentation.

Chinese Recipes, Food & Cuisine

Chinese pork recipes

Chinese Pork Recipes

Chinese pork recipes encompass red roasting, boiling, baking and steaming of pork, served either as dumplings, sliced on rice, or stir-fried with a variety of vegetables. Pork With Mushrooms Ingredients 1 lb lean pork 1 tblsp soy sauce 1 tblsp sherry 2 tblsp oil 4 oz fresh mushrooms 1 tsp cornstarch 1/4 cup stock or […]

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General Tso's Chinese chicken recipe

Chinese Chicken Recipes

Chinese chicken recipes are many & varied. Chicken with Mango Recipe This recipe comes from a very good Chinese cookbook written in English. Serves 4 – 6 people. Ingredients All Ingredients should be prepared before you start cooking. This will save time and make cooking the dish easier and more enjoyable. 1 cup (250ml) all-purpose […]

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Slow-cooked Mandarin Beef Recipe

Slow-cooked Mandarin Beef Recipe

If you are looking for a healthy beef recipe, this Mandarin Beef recipe is a classic “slow cooker” beef dish that also tastes great! Slow cooking recipes are both easy to make and still enable you to get your essential vitamins and minerals from red meat without going overboard it on calories or fat. Mandarin […]

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Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao Chicken Recipe

The Kung Pao Chicken recipe, also translated as Gong Bao or Kung Po, is a spicy stir-fry dish made with chicken, peanuts, vegetables, and chili peppers. This is a classic dish in Sichuan cuisine, originating in Sichuan Province in south-western China. It includes those delightfully fragrant and spicy Sichuan peppercorns and is  one of the […]

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Garlic chive boxes / parcels

Garlic Chive Boxes Recipe

This Garlic Chive Boxes Recipe is tasty, nutritious and filling. Ingredients Filling: 70 grams cellophane noodles  – You can also use Korean cellophane noodles (dangmyeon) 300 grams garlic chives 280 grams ground pork (you can use less if you want to) 2 eggs, beaten 4 tbsp dried baby shrimp (optional) 3/4 tsp chicken bouillon powder […]

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Chinese New Year Recipes

Chinese New Year Food Recipes

Chinese New Year food recipes are many and varied, with regional options across the country. Chinese New Year Even though the climax of the Chinese New Year, Nian, lasts only two or three days including the New Year’s Eve, the New Year season extends from the mid-twelfth month of the previous year to the middle […]

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Chinese sauce recipes

Chinese Sauces Recipes

Chinese sauces recipes are regionally and ethnically diverse, and many are unique to a particular dish, or meat. Peanut Sauce This is a sauce that can be used for a myriad of different dishes. I like it spread over plain noodles and used when I BBQ pork, beef or Chinese chicken recipes. Since it is […]

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Chinese desserts recipes

Chinese Desserts Recipes

Chinese desserts recipes include cookies, tarts, fortune cookies, fruit-based dishes, puddings and cakes. These are tried and tested Chinese recipes for authentic and delicious Chinese desserts at home. … Chocolate Ginger Lychees, Custard Tarts, Almond Cookies, Ginger Date Wontons and interesting ways to prepare fruit. Chocolate Ginger Lychees This recipe makes about 2 dozen. Ingredients […]

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Chinese Meat Recipes - Roast Pork

Chinese Meat Recipes

Chinese meat recipes are many & varied, encompassing Pork, Chicken, Beef, Duck, Fish etc. Pretty much anything that moves is a candidates for the dinner table. [toc title=”List of Chinese Meat Recipes:” title_tag=”strong” list=”ul” depth=”1″] Fish Balls Yield: 1 Servings Ingredients 2 c Potatoes; chopped fine 1 c Cod; flaked 1 tb Butter Pepper to […]

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Chinese vegetarian recipes

Chinese Vegetarian Recipes

Chinese vegetarian recipes are many and varied, and there are a few on this page! The appeal of Chinese cuisine has always been its emphasis on fresh vegetables and protein rich ingredients, making it the perfect style from which to select a tasty vegetarian recipe. Yes, even vegetarians can enjoy Chinese cuisine, check out the list […]

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preparing-chinese-tea

How to Prepare Chinese Tea

Preparing Chinese Tea Learning how to prepare Chinese tea properly is easy enough if you follow a few basic guidelines. The best tea in the world can taste horrible if prepared incorrectly, and conversely a very inexpensive tea can be very satisfying if made well. Some tea comes with specific steeping suggestions on the back […]

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History of Tofu in China

History Of Tofu

History Of Tofu In China Origin and Early Development to 960 AD. The history of Tofu shows it almost certainly originated in China; its date of origin, however, is uncertain. The earliest existing document containing mention of the term “doufu” is the Ch’ing I Lu (Seiiroku in Japanese), written by T’ao Ku in about 950 […]

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