This page is mainly about Chinese daily food. For people who have never been to China, it would be interesting to see the real food in China, which might be just far from what you see in your local Chinese takeaways (outside China).
Here you can find out some basic information about Chinese diet. For example, what do Chinese people eat for breakfast, what are the sweet treats we usually have in China, from all kinds of dumplings to noodles. How about food from the China local food supermarket, or local open market where you can negotiate the price? The page also include the types of tofu and Chinese pickles.
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Chinese Breakfast (4)
page gives more examples of Chinese Breakfast, which includes
our food similar to flat bread, pan cake or pie, which we call it “Bing”
饼. If you travel to China, you may recognize most of them. I put many new pictures here, nice ones:) Read more...
Chinese Sweet Treats (1)
country has its own ways to treat their sweet teeth, so what are the
popular Chinese sweet treats? If you visit China, here are some examples
you may see in China's local restaurants. Read more...
Chinese Homemade Yogurt (Video)
Have you thought about making yogurt at home? Here is how my parents make Chinese homemade yogurt, a good resource for calcium and can help our digestive system, plus it is really easy to make! Read more ...
Century Egg, called Pi Dan 皮蛋 or Song Hua Dan 松花蛋 in Chinese, is a very
common food in Chinese daily eating. You may see this Chinese black egg and wonder how we eat
century egg at home. Read more ...
Chinese Homemade Chili Oil
A simple step for our Chinese homemade chili oil, you will see how my parents make
chili oil sauce by using the red chili flakes, black bean paste and hot
oil. Read more...
Chinese Daily Meal
People often ask me what Chinese daily meal looks like and how we eat certain type of food. Here are four things about our daily food in China. Read more ...
Chinese Pickles (1)
Here I show you some popular Chinese pickles from the local Chinese food market in Hunan, such as Chinese pickled radishes, Chinese mustard and more. Read more ...
Chinese Pickles (2)
Here I show you some typical Chinese pickles jar from my parents’ home, plus an easy way to make a dish of Chinese pickled beans with minced pork. Read more ...
Chinese Snacks (1): Meat
Apart from Xiaochi, there is another type of Chinese snacks called Lingshi ((零食). In China Lingshi is something more than just biscuits and crisps. Here I show some of my favourite lingshi made from meat. Read more ...
Types of Tofu (1): Soft Ones
Chinese love tofu. There are so many types of tofu that Westerners may find confusing. What are the differences between A and B? Are they ready to eat? How we eat them? So check some examples here for the soft ones. Read more ...
Types of Tofu (2)
from the soft types of tofu, in this post, I show some examples of
plain tasted white tofu and the ones with the flavors. Read more ...
China Food Supermarket: Meat
What are the local food in China supermarket? Some foods are similar as those from the West, but more of them are typical Chinese stuff. Here are some pictures for the meat products from Hunan local food supermarket. Read more ...
Chinese Homemade Soup
What does Chinese homemade soup look like? What are the differences comparing our soup to the soup from the West? Here are some examples to show you the soup we had in our daily family meal. Read more ...
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