Authentic Chinese Food Blog

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Nov 25, 2016

Guizhou Food Travel

Information for China Guizhou food travel. Guiyang Anshui Huangguoshu waterfall, how to get there by public transport, stay and local food.

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Nov 23, 2016

Chinese Sichuan Dipping Fish (Smoked Fish)

Here is one more Chinese fish recipe from my mother’s home cooking for Chinese Sichuan dipping fish (Smoked Fish), where the homemade dipping sauce make the fish fillets taste special.

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Nov 21, 2016

China Train Ticket

Travel China by train? Here are some of my suggestions on how to get China train ticket.

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Nov 15, 2016

Chinese Beans Fried Sausages

Our home cooking recipe and video for Chinese Beans Fried Sausages with Chinese black beans. A very easy and tasty dish to make.

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Nov 08, 2016

Chinese Spicy Shrimp (Jinga Shrimp)

Recipe for Chinese spicy shrimp (Jinga Shrimp, Jiwei Xia) based on authentic Chinese home cooking, cooked with green chilli, ginger and special Chinese hotpot sauce for lobster.

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Oct 30, 2016

New Video Added for Xian Terracotta Army

For anyone visit China, Xian Terracotta Army, also called Terracotta Warriors and Horses, is one of the key attractions and a must-see place in China.

I have edited a video taken from there, which is also posted on my Youtube channel. You may subscribe to my channel and get the regular update.

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Oct 24, 2016

Chinese Egg Veggie Dishes

Here I share with you some tips and ideas, to show you how we make the easy and tasty Chinese Egg Veggie dishes at home.

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Oct 12, 2016

Chinese Noodle Fried with Green Beans and Sausages

Love Chinese noodle dish? Check this easy Chinese recipe for noodle fried with crunchy green beans and smoked pork sausages. Perfect choice for a quick light meal.

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Oct 05, 2016

Famous Hunan Food

Information about famous Hunan food. They are not "big name" cuisines, but are the popular food that Hunan locals have in their daily life.

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Sep 28, 2016

Sichuan Bean Sprout Salad

Easy Chinese food recipe for Sichuan bean sprout salad, one of my favorite salad dish. Simple, healthy and tasty.

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Sep 26, 2016

Chinese Homemade Chili Oil

Chinese food recipe for Chinese homemade chili oil. We make it by red chili flakes, black bean paste and oil, a must-have ingredient in our family daily cooking and dining.

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Sep 25, 2016

Chinese Pork Liver Fried Chilli

Pork liver is a good resource of iron and protein. A Chinese pork liver dish based on our family cooking. Marinated pork liver fried with green chilli, tender, hot spicy and full of nutrition.

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Jul 29, 2016

Chinese Remedy for Swollen Feet

My feet usually get swollen after long hours air travelling from UK to China. Here is my father’s Chinese remedy for swollen feet.

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Jul 06, 2016

Xian Terracotta Army

My visit to Xian Terracotta Army (Warriors). Pictures, information for the army’s history, ticket, directions and details for the place.

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Jul 04, 2016

New Cooking Video Added for Chinese Chicken & Cauliflower

A new cooking video has been added for Chinese Chicken & Cauliflower, see recipe here. Thanks for watching, share & subscribe:)

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May 30, 2016

Chinese Cold Noodle

Our home cooking recipe for Chinese Cold Noodle. The cooked noodle is seasoned by rich flavour sauces, which is my favourite noodle salad dish in the summer.

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May 07, 2016

Chinese Spinach with Rice Noodle

This is my Chinese salad, Chinese spinach with rice noodle. Simply cooked spinach, mixed with salt, sugar, vinegar and sesame oil, an easy and tasty salad dish.

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Apr 27, 2016

Chinese Chicken Cauliflower

Our home cooking recipe for Chinese Chicken Cauliflower, marinated chicken is stir-fried with cauliflower, tender and full of flavour.

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Apr 18, 2016

Chinese Mapo Tofu

Our home cooking recipe for Chinese Mapo Tofu, soft tofu simply fried and seasoned by Sichuan pepper corns and chilli bean paste. Simple and tasty!

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Apr 11, 2016

Chinese Tofu Pork Mince

Our home cooking for Chinese tofu pork mince. Firm tofu is red cooked with pork mince. Easy and full of flavor.

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Apr 02, 2016

Chinese Century Egg (Video)

Chinese Century Egg, Pi Dan 皮蛋 or Song Hua Dan 松花蛋 in Chinese, common food in China daily eating. Watch how we make century egg dish at home.

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Mar 28, 2016

Chinese Sweet Tomato Salad (Video)

Our home cooking for a simple and lovely sweet dish, Chinese sweet tomato salad. A perfect cold dish for the summer.

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Mar 23, 2016

New Cooking Video Added for Chinese Tofu Tomato Soup

A new cooking video is added for Chinese home cooking dish, Chinese tofu tomato soup, recipe see http://bit.ly/1efbevO, with black wood ears and Chinese herb, tasty and healthy. Thanks for watching, share and subscribe:)

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Mar 22, 2016

Chinese Lion Head Meatballs (Non-Fried Version)

My parents’ home cooking recipe for Chinese Lion Head Meatballs. Unlike most existing recipes for this dish, it is a non-fried version. So if you want a healthy meatball dish, check this page.

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Mar 15, 2016

Book Review: How to Drink Beer in Mandarin

A brief book review for “How to Drink Beer in Mandarin”, a resource for finding and learning more about craft beers in China.

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Mar 03, 2016

New Cooking Video Added for Chinese Duck & Potato

A new Chinese home cooking video is added for Chinese Duck & Potato. From our Chinese home cooking, the duck legs are red cooked with potato, chestnuts, and Chinese herb ingredients Huai Shan and Bai Guo. Thanks for watching, like, share & subscribe:)

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Feb 21, 2016

Chinese Pan Fried Fish

Chinese home cooking recipe for Chinese pan fried fish. A recipe adpated from my father's cooking for red cooked carp.

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Feb 13, 2016

Chinese Duck Potato

Chinese home cooking recipe from my parents, Chinese duck potato, the duck legs are red cooked with potato using the pressure cooker. The meat is tender and full of flavour.

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Feb 09, 2016

Chinese New Year Food: Dumplings

What is the traditional Chinese New Year food? What is the special meaning behind it? This page is about the dumplings we have ifor Chinese New Year celebration.

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Feb 03, 2016

Chinese New Year Food : Glutinous Rice

When it comes to Chinese New Year food, there are some popular ones made by glutinous rice, such as sweet rice ball, rice cake and eight treasure rice pudding.

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Feb 01, 2016

Chinese Pine Nut Fish

Here is my mother’s cooking for Chinese Pine Nut Fish (carp). The fish fillet is cut diagonally, after frying, the surface looks like pine nuts. Dish for Chinese festival.

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Jan 30, 2016

Szechuan Tiger Skin Kourou (Pork Belly)

This is my mum’s recipe Szechuan Tiger Skin Kourou (pork belly), our family’s favourite dish for every Chinese festival.

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Jan 18, 2016

Chinese New Year Dish

Apart from dumplings and glutinous rice food, there are more Chinese New Year dish from our family Spring festival food party include fish, spring rolls and chicken feet.

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Jan 11, 2016

Authentic Chinese Food Lovers Ezine

Subscribe to Authentic Chinese Food Lovers Ezine. The monthly update issue covers content of Chinese home cooking tips, Chinese ingredients, plus guide for local food in China.

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Dec 31, 2015

Chinese Egg Fried Chive

If you love egg and vegetables, check this Chinese egg fried chive recipe, simple but can be a good idea for a new tasty dish.

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Dec 26, 2015

Chinese Meat Recipe: Red Cooked Carp

Szechuan style Chinese meat recipe for red cooked carp (Ji Yu). Red cooking is a typical Chinese cooking technique. The name is based on the red-brown colour of the cooked meat.

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Dec 16, 2015

Shanghai Cuisine at Classic Hotel

If you are looking for famous Shanghai cuisine, Benbang cuisine (本帮菜, "local cuisine"), the restaurant at Shanghai Lao Fan Dian (上海老饭店, Shanghai Classic Hotel) is a good option.

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Dec 08, 2015

Chinese Painting Artist Mingshu Jing

Introduction for Chinese painting artist Minshu Jing, my father, whose paintings are now in our brand new Chinese Painting Wall Calendar 2016.

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Nov 30, 2015

Chinese Twice Cooked Belly & Carrots

Chinese twice cooked belly is one of our family favourites. The boiled pork belly is fried with green chilli and cooked carrots, full of flavour.

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Nov 26, 2015

Check Our Brand New 2016 Chinese Painting Wall Calendar!

Making a wall calendar seems not too difficult but in fact the whole process still gets a lot to learn. Glad and excited to make this ready now. Click the link below to see our brand new Chinese Painting Wall Calendar based on the artwork from Chinese award winning artist Mingshu Jing. Includes beautiful four season landscape watercolor paintings. A perfect gift for traditional Chinese art lovers. Standard calendar size: 11" x 8.5" (27.9 cm x 21.6 cm). The month-view calendar pages include US and UK holidays. Order it online now with 10% discount and get it before Dec. 24th!

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Nov 17, 2015

Chinese Noodle Soup with Egg & Veggie

Our home cooking recipe for Chinese noodle soup with egg & veggie. Soup is made from the fried egg, green vegetable and Chinese black wood ears. A perfect quick meal with a yummy taste.

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Oct 18, 2015

Chinese Twice Cooked Pork Belly (Video)

Easy recipe for Chinese twice cooked pork belly. A Szechuan style cooking. The meat is boiled first then fried, so name twice cooked. Easy and tasty.

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Oct 12, 2015

Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower

As a landmark in Shanghai, Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower is the place you won’t miss. Here is my experience of visiting this tower. Direction, ticket types and what is in the top (Space Module).

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Sep 21, 2015

Chinese Pork Potato

A very common Chinese home cooking dish, Chinese pork potato, the shredded potato fried with marinated pork, plus cumin gives the dish an extra flavour.

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Sep 11, 2015

Chinese Squash Cakes

Chinese squash cakes are one of the popular sweet treats in China, which is available in many local restaurants. Here is my version of squash cakes with kidney bean fillings.

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