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Chinese Tea Culture

China, the Homeland of Tea Of the three major beverages of the world-- tea, coffee and cocoa-- tea is consumed by the largest number of people. China is the homeland of tea. It is believed that China has tea-shrubs as early as five to six...

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The History of Chinese Imperial Food

Chinese imperial food dates back to slave society. Ever since there were emperors and palaces. there has been imperial food. which was served mainly to the emperors. their wives and concubines. and the royal families. Emperors used their p...

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Food in Xi

Some say there are two things that you absolutely must do in visiting Xi`an: visit the terra cotta warriors and taste Yang Rou Pao Mo. a type of mutton stew. When you order this dish. you will first be served one or two pieces of a hard fl...

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Chinese Food: Roast Duck(KaoYa)

based on material offered by Mr.Du Feibao The Beijing roast duck is a dish well-known among gastronomes the world over. To cook ducks by direct heat dates back at least 1,500 years to the period of the Northern and Southern Dynasties, when...

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Ancient Tea and Horse Road

When talking of Lijiang. it`s impossible not to mention an ancient road walked by both man and horse in the mountains of this region. bridging the Chinese hinterland and the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau . Along the unpaved and often rugged road....

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Fried Duck Tongues with Tangerine Peel

Ingredients: 1 1b duck tongues; 2/3 1b straw mushrooms; 2 slices ginger; 2 spring onions; 1 star anise; 1/4 tangerine peel. soak until softened . then rinse well Seasoning: 1 tbsp oyster sauce; 1 tsp dark soy sauce; 1 tsp light soy sauce; 1...

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Stufeed Chicken Wings with Shrimp Paste

Ingredients: Middle sections and tips of 4 chicken wings; 1/2 1b shrimps; 2 black mushrooms; 2 water chestnuts peeled. minced and squeezed out excess water; 1 egg beaten Seasoning: 11/2 tablespoon ofegg albumen; 2 teaspoons of flour; 1/3 te...

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Chicken Wings in Three Cups Sauce

Ingredients: 11/3 1b middle section chicken wings ; some browned sesame seeds; 2 slices ginger Sauce: 1 cup white vinegar ; 1 cup sugar ; 1 cup water ; 1 tsp salt Method: 1.Wash and drain chicken wings well. 2.Boll up enough water for soak...

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Shredded Roast Duck with Snow Fungus

Ingredients: 1/4 roast duck; 1 oz snow fungus; 2 tbsp browned sesame seeds; 1 shredded red chilli Seasoning: 1 tbsp oil; 1 tbsp sesame oil; 1/2 tsp chicken powder; 2 tbsp light soy sauce; 3/4 tsp sugar; 1/4 tsp salt ; 1/2 tbsp lemon jam. C...

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Deep-fried Pigeon in Spiced Sauce

Ingredients: 1 pigeon; 1 tsp five spiced powder Spiced sauce: 2 star anises; 2 fennel seeds; 1 slice cinnamon bark; 1/3 cup light soy sauce; 2 tbsp dark soy dauce; 3 tbsp wine; 2 slices ginger; 1 spring onion; 1 1/2 tbsp crushed rock sugar...

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