Category: China

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China: Hot and Sour Soup

In the United States, it is called hot and sour soup, and the Chinese call it 酸辣湯, literally “peppered soup with vinegar”.



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China: Spring Rolls

This month, we are celebrating New Year, not the Christian new year that just passed, but Chinese new year, which will be celebrated on January 28. This year, we are welcoming the Year of the Rooster, and we are starting with a Chinese appetizer classic: spring rolls.



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China: Mantou

Whether sweet or sour, spicy or pungent, fruity or sugary, Chinese cuisine is one of the richest cuisines of Asia, if not the world.



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China: Jiaozi

These famous small turnovers filled with meat and/or vegetables were born in the northeast of China a little more than 1,800 years ago. They were called jiaozi also known as wontons or Peking ravioli. Jiaozi consists of pasta dough, wrapping a stuffing that may be composed of different ingredients like pork, beef, shrimp or vegetables.