Chinese Food Sitemap - Page 4 2016-09-26

Zong Zi - the Traditional Chinese Food
Zong Zi, the dumpling made from glutinous rice and bamboo leaves that is traditionally eaten during the Dragon boat festival. History, information, resources, and a recipe.

Chocolate - Comparing the Health Benefits with Green Tea
Resources pertaining to the health benefits of chocolate. Information on whether chocolate contains more polyphenols than green tea

Salmonella - Mung Bean Sprouts - Food Borne Illness
Salmonella and Mung Bean Sprouts - learn about the issue and how you can minimize risk

Chinese Food as Medicine
Food as Medicine - Information on the different foods the Chinese use to treat various illnesses.

About Shanghai Chinese Cuisine and Recipes
Shanghai cuisine - Slow cooking and more frequent uses of soy sauce and other seasonings characterizes the cuisine of eastern China.

The History of Asian Curry and How to Cook It
Looking for good curry recipes? Curry is more than a spice. Find out more and try some curry recipes from Southeast Asia and China.

Where to Find Asian Curry with Recipes
Asian Curry Hot Spots - where is curry found in Southeast Asia, and includes recipes for curry main dishes, curry powder, and pastes. Page 2.

The History of Vegetarianism
Vegetarian history - Although it became trendy in the 1960's, the vegetarian movement has been alive and well since ancient times.

Do You Need a Wok? Chinese Food Tips and Advice
Chinese Wok cooking - Information on buying, cleaning, and using a wok to cook Chinese food.

The True History of Chop Suey
Learn about the origins of this quintessential Chinese-American dish in this feature by guest author Andrew Coe

Most Popular Chinese Food Recipes
Chinese Recipes - From Egg Foo Yung to Ginger Beef and Mu Shu Pork, learn more about specific Chinese recipes, including variations and a history of the dish.

Garlic and Ginger - Chinese Cooking Ingredients
Garlic and Ginger - Without these two ingredients, Chinese cooking would not be the same

How to Eat Your Way to Improved Feng Shui
Food and feng shui - learn how to increase your energy by optimizing the feng shui of your food

A Delicious Feng Shui Sweet and Sour Shrimp Recipe
Food and feng shui - try this chinese recipe for sweet and sour shrimp that incorporates the principles of feng shui. Page 2.

Which Chinese Ingredients Can You Buy at Your Local Supermarket
Where to Buy Chinese Ingredients - when cooking Chinese food, one of the first things you'll need to know is whether you can find all the ingredients you need at the local supermarket, or need to make a trip to the Chinese/Asian grocery. This handy list shows which commonly used Chinese ingredient are available at most local supermarkets.

History and Information about Coriander and Cilantro
Coriander Conundrum - Learn more about the relationship between the spice coriander and the herb cilantro.

Cilantro Cooking Tips and Recipes
Cilantro - Recipes with cilantro as a main ingredient and garnish, cooking tips, and a picture of cilantro. Page 2.

How Do Asians Celebrate Qi Qiao Jie or Chinese Valentine's Day
Learn how Asians celebrate the romantic tale of star-crossed lovers Niu Lang and Zhi Nu

History of St. Valentine's Day Tradtions
A brief history of St. Valentine's Day, with links to a romantic Valentine's Day menu for two and information about Chinese Valentines' Day. Page 2.

Chinese Recipes for an Easter Ham Dinner
A smoky ham, seasoned with Asian ingredients, is perfect for Easter celebrations.

Sesame Oil - Chinese Ingredients and Cooking Terms Glossary
Sesame oil - everything you need to know about this must have ingredient in Chinese wok cooking, along with a photo and recipes using sesame oil.

Quick and Easy Stir Fry Tips for Busy Weeknights
Easy Stir Fry Tips - How to simplify Chinese cooking on busy weeknights.

Chinese Recipes for a New Years Eve Party
New Years Party Recipes - Recipes and tips for throwing a New Years party with a Chinese theme on New Years Eve. Includes appetizers, main dishes, dessert, and a menu for a romantic dinner for two.

Best Chinese New Years Eve Party Dinner Recipes
New Years Eve Dinner - Chinese recipes to serve for dinner, at a party on New Years Eve or any other special occasion

Book Review - The Fortune Cookie Chronicles
In The Fortune Cookie Chronicles, New York Times reporter Jennifer 8. Lee explores the world of Chinese restaurant food.

How to Freeze Potstickers
How to Freeze Potstickers - - When you're making dumplings for a large crowd, it's often easier to make them up ahead of time. These easy instructions show you how to prepare and freeze potstickers before cooking.

Chinese Cooking How to Hold a Cleaver Photo
How to Hold a Cleaver Picture - Photo a cleaver being held in the proper position for cutting. Page 2.

All About the Bitter Melon Photo
Bitter Melon Photo - this popular Chinese vegetable resembles a cucumber with a pockmarked sin. Page 2.

All About the Sea Cucumber: Definition, Other Names, and Recipes
Sea Cucumber - learn more about this unusual Chinese food, including tips for how to prepare sea cucumber and try an ancient recipe.

Bok Choy, Chinese Vegetable Photo
Bok Choy Photo – what does the most popular vegetable in Chinese cooking look like? Includes links to purchasing information and recipes. Page 3.

What is Mochiko, or Glutinous Rice, Flour?
Mochiko - What is Mochiko? Chinese Food.

Chinese Vegetables Photo Gallery
Chinese Vegetables come in a variety of intriguing shapes, sizes and textures. Here are pictures of various types of Chinese vegetables, from Bok Choy to Winter Melon.

Chinese Vegetables Photo Gallery
Chinese Vegetables come in a variety of intriguing shapes, sizes and textures. Here are pictures of various types of Chinese vegetables, from Bok Choy to Winter Melon.

Winter Bamboo Shoots Photo
Bamboo Shoots are frequently used in Chinese cooking. Here is a photo of winter bamboo shoots.

Traditional Chinese Vegetables Mung Bean Sprouts
Bean Sprouts Picture – a photo of mung bean sprouts, a popular ingredient in Chinese cooking, with recipes. Page 16.

Chinese Vegetables Broccoli Gai Lan Photo
A picture of Chinese Broccoli, a leafy plant with white flowers that has a more pronounced flavor than regular broccoli. Page 4.

Traditional Chinese Vegetables Cabbage Photo
Chinese cabbage picture - known for its delicate sweet flavor, Chinese cabbage appears in many Chinese dishes. Here is a picture of Chinese cabbage, along with information and recipes. Page 17.

Traditional Chinese Vegetables Longbeans Photo
Longbeans Picture - also called yardlong beans, these are the beans traditionally used to make Chinese green beans, a popular restaurant dish. Page 14.

Chinese Celery Photo
Photo of Chinese Celery – Regular celery can seem a little boring once you've tried Chinese Celery. Page 5.

Cooking with Chinese Eggplant Aubergine Recipes
Also called Aubergine, Chinese eggplant is thinner than regular eggplant. Here is a picture of Chinese eggplant with links to recipes. Page 7.

Daikon Chinese White Radish Vegetable Photo
Daikon radish - this large white radish lends flavor to everything from salads to stir-fries. Page 9.

Chinese Vegetables Flowering Chives Photo
Flowering chives picture - With their slender green stems and yellow buds, flowering chives have a more delicate appearance but an even stronger flavor than regular Chinese garlic chives. Page 10.

Chinese Vegetables –Fuzzy Melon Mo Qua Photo
Fuzzy Melon Photo – this Chinese vegetable resembles a zucchini covered with fuzz. Page 11.

Chinese Garlic Chives Vegetable Photo
Garlic Chives Photo – See pictures and learn more about flavorful Chinese garlic chives. Page 12.

Chinese Vegetables Silk Squash and Okra Photo
Silk squash - a gourd that is vaguely related to the luffa brush in your shower. Page 8.

Chinese Vegetable Snow Pea Shoots Photo
A photo of snow pea shoots, a popular vegetable in Chinese cooking. Page 18.

Popular Chinese Vegetables Leeks –Recipes
Leeks photo - Despite being called a poor man's asparagus, leeks have a sweet mild flavor. Page 13.

Low Carb Tofu Shirataki Pasta Noodles Recipe
Tofu Shirataki Noodles - A low carb pasta alternative made by combining a member of the yam family with tofu, Tofu Shirataki is an interesting alternative to standard shirataki noodles. Here are several recipes made with tofu shirataki noodles.

Chinese Cooking Chinese Master Sauce Recipe
Master Sauce - find out what is a Chinese master sauce, and try a recipe for Soy Sauce Chicken.

Top 10 Chinese Recipes from Beijing
Top Beijing recipes - The most popular recipes from the northern Chinese school of cooking.

Chinese Spring Rolls Photo and Recipe
What better way to celebrate Chinese New Year, the arrival of Spring (or to top off a Chinese meal) than by making fried spring rolls? Here is a picture and a recipe for these delicious spring rolls that are filled with barbecued pork and a variety of vegetables.

Top 15 Ethnic Lamb Recipes
Lamb Recipes - Lamb is known for its tenderness, unique flavor and health benefits. Here are a number of popular lamb recipes, from Mongolian Lamb With Scallions, to Tajine (Moroccan Lamb Stew) and Indian Lamb Curry.

Top 15 Ethnic Lamb Recipes
Lamb Recipes - Lamb is known for its tenderness, unique flavor and health benefits. Here are a number of popular lamb recipes, from Mongolian Lamb With Scallions, to Tajine (Moroccan Lamb Stew) and Indian Lamb Curry.

Best Chinese Lamb Recipes
Chinese lamb recipes - A collection of Chinese recipes made with lamb.

Glossary of Chinese Ingredients Soy Sauce
Soy sauce - find out more about one of the most important ingredients in Chinese cooking, from the glossary of Chinese ingredients and cooking terms. Includes soy sauce recipes.

Top 13 Chinese Food Dishes for Spring Recipes
Spring recipes - From Chinese coleslaw to vegetable spring rolls, recipes to help you take advantage of the Spring harvest.

Top 13 Chinese Food Dishes for Spring Recipes
Spring recipes - From Chinese coleslaw to vegetable spring rolls, recipes to help you take advantage of the Spring harvest.

Top 18 Asian Inspired Super Bowl Recipes
Super Bowl Recipes - the Super Bowl is the time for tailgate parties, fun and food! Here are my favorite appetizer recipes to serve for the Super Bowl.

Best and Favorite Healthy Chinese Super Bowl Recipes
Healthy Super Bowl Recipes - Chinese and Asian inspired recipes provide lighter fare along with the deep-fried munchies, calorie laden dips, and beer. Healthy Super Bowl Recipes

Information About Chinese Barbecue Sauce
Barbecue Sauce - Chinese Ingredients and Cooking Terms

Glossary of Traditional Chinese Ingredients Celery
chinese celery - a definition from the glossary of chinese ingredients and cooking terms

Cooking with Cloud Ear Fungus and Recipes
Cloud ear - What are cloud ears? Learn more and see a photo of this unusual fungus that really does resemble a human ear. Find out about the use of cloud ear in cooking.

Glossary of Chinese Ingredients Duck Sauce
Duck Sauce - from the glossary of Chinese ingredients and cooking terms

Chinese Flowering Cabbage Glossary of Chinese Ingredients
Chinese flowering cabbage - description, storage tips and photo.

All About the Fuzzy Melon: Mo Gwa or Mo Qua
fuzzy melon - learn more about this unusual vegetable and try a recipe for stuffed fuzzy melon, from the glossary of Chinese ingredients and cooking terms.

All About Chinese Hoisin Sauce
Hoisin sauce - Chinese cuisine wouldn't be the same without it. Learn more about hoisin sauce and try some recipes, including Hoisin Dipping Sauce.

All About Steaming: Definition and Recipes
Steam - a definition of steaming, one of the three most important techniques in Chinese cooking, from the glossary of Chinese ingredients and cooking terms.

Glossary of Chinese Ingredients Dried Tangerine Peel
Dried tangerine peel - Learn more about this ingredient that is particularly popular in Szechuan cooking, from the glossary of Chinese ingredients and cooking terms.

Glossary of Chinese Ingredients Thick Soy Sauce
Thick soy sauce - a definition of this condiment that is frequently used in fried rice dishes, from the glossary of Chinese ingredients and cooking terms.

How to Make Chinese Mango Pudding
Chinese Mango Pudding is the perfect dessert for capturing the sweet flavor of fresh mangoes.

How to Make Chinese Mango Pudding - Scoop out the Fruit
Chinese Mango Pudding is the perfect dessert for capturing the sweet flavor of fresh mangoes. Page 2.

Chinese Mango Pudding Dessert Instructions and Recipe
Chinese Mango Pudding is the perfect dessert for capturing the sweet flavor of fresh mangoes. Page 3.

Chinese Mango Pudding Recipe Photo
Chinese Mango Pudding is the perfect dessert for capturing the sweet flavor of fresh mangoes. Page 4.

Best Chinese Mango Pudding Dessert Recipe
Chinese Mango Pudding is the perfect dessert for capturing the sweet flavor of fresh mangoes. Page 5.

Pouring the Chinese Mango Pudding Recipe Photo
Chinese Mango Pudding is the perfect dessert for capturing the sweet flavor of fresh mangoes. Page 6.

Chinese Mango Pudding Desserts Recipe Photo
Chinese Mango Pudding is the perfect dessert for capturing the sweet flavor of fresh mangoes. Page 7.

Light or Dark Soy Sauce? An Easy Way to Tell the Difference
Here is an easy way to tell the difference between light and dark soy sauce

Using Cornstarch in Marinades in Chinese Stir-Fry Dishes
Why is there cornstarch in the marinade? Many Chinese recipes call for adding cornstarch to the marinade. Find out why and try several recipes

Most Popular Chinese Food Recipes in 2008
From Sweet and Sour Pork to Fried Rice, here are the most popular Chinese recipes in 2008 on the About.com Chinese Food website.

Har Gau Shrimp Dumplings for the New Year Photo
Har gau dumplings photo and recipe - har gau or har gow are the shrimp dumplings with the shiny translucent dough. See a photo of Har Gau and other festive Chinese New Year food. Page 3.

Special Yangzhou Fried Rice Photo
Special Fried Rice Photo - a picture of this festive dish with shrimp, chicken and barbecued pork. Page 7.

Chinese New Year Food Spring Rolls Photo
Spring rolls - a photo of spring rolls, a symbolic Chinese New Year food. Page 2.

Sweet and Sour Pork New Year's Dish Photo
Sweet and Sour Pork - This Cantonese dish is very popular during the Chinese New Year season. Page 5.

Taro Root Cake Photo
Taro root cake - a photo of this Chinese cake that is especially popular during the Chinese New Year season. Page 12.

Best and Favorite Chinese Food Recipes with Nuts
Chinese Recipes With Nuts - Popular party snacks and restaurant favorites, including spiced nuts, Kung Pao Chicken, honey walnut prawns and more.

How to Add Oil to the Wok for Stir-frying
It’s important to partially coat the sides as well as the bottom of the wok with oil before stir-frying. Here are easy instructions on how to add oil to the wok.

How to Tell if Your Wok is Hot Enough Tips
A hot wok is one of the keys to successful stir-frying. Here are quick and easy ways to tell if your wok is hot enough.

Using a Chinese Sesame Paste Substitute
Sesame Paste Substitute - Don't leave near an Asian grocery? Here is a quick and easy substitute for authentic Chinese sesame paste.

How to Cut a Bell Pepper Cooking Techniques
How to cut a bell pepper. The bright color and crunchy texture of a bell pepper adds something extra to stir-fries. Here are simple steps showing how to cut a bell pepper into thin strips or chunks.

How to Extract Milk from a Coconut - Pierce the Coconut
How to extract milk from a coconut to make your own sweet and delicately flavored coconut milk. Photographs to help you make fresh Coconut Milk

How to Extract Milk From a Coconut Photo
Preparing a coconut - draining the liquid. Page 2.

Making Coconut Milk Cracking Open a Coconut Photo
Cracking open a coconut to make coconut milk. Page 3.

Removing Coconut Meat for Coconut Milk Photo
Coconut milk is made from sweet coconut meat. Page 4.

Step by Step How to Extract Milk From a Coconut
Coconut Milk - how to process the fresh coconut meat to make coconut milk. Page 5.

How to Strain the Milk From Coconut Meat
Photo showing how to strain out the sweet coconut milk. Page 6.

Chinese Tea Culture Origin of Finger Tapping
Finger Tapping - Find out where the charming custom of finger tapping originated.

Best Julienne Cutting Techniques and Recipes
Julienne - what does it mean when ingredients are cut julienne?

What Is Toban Djan Bean Paste with Hot Chilis and Broad Beans
Toban Djan - learn more about this ingredient used in Chinese cooking.

How to Sharpen a Cleaver - Firmly Grip the Sharpening Steel
Sharpen a cleaver - step by step photo instructions on how to sharpen a cleaver with a sharpening steel.

How to Sharpen a Cleaver With a Sharpening Steel Photo
Sharpen a cleaver - step by step photo instructions on how to sharpen a cleaver with a sharpening steel. Page 2.

How to Sharpen a Cleaver With a Sharpening Steel Photo
Sharpen a cleaver - step by step photo instructions on how to sharpen a cleaver with a sharpening steel. Page 3.

How to Sharpen a Cleaver - Repeat on the Other Side
Sharpen a cleaver - step by step photo instructions on how to sharpen a cleaver with a sharpening steel. Page 4.

How to Sharpen a Cleaver - Repeat Several Times on Each Side
Sharpen a cleaver - step by step photo instructions on how to sharpen a cleaver with a sharpening steel. Page 5.

Chinese Noodle Recipes
Noodle Recipes - From Chow Mein to Lo Mein, a Collection of Chinese recipes featuring different types of Asian noodles

Food Trivia - fun food trivia


Chinese Cuisine Introduction


Chinese Bread and Bun Recipes
A Collection of Chinese bread and bun recipes, including Chinese steamed buns.

Bitter Melon Recipes and Pictures


Chinese Dipping Sauce Recipes
Learn how to make popular Chinese dipping sauce recipes such as hot mustard, sweet and sour sauce, and plum sauce

Chinese Poultry Recipes - cooking poultry


Chinese Food - Pictures and Photos


Moo Goo Gai Pan Recipe and photograph


Kung Pao Chicken Photo and Recipe
Kung Pao Chicken - this spicy Szechuan dish with chicken, peanuts and chili peppers is often served at Chinese New Year celebrations. Page 4.

Mu Shu Pork Photo - Chinese New Year Food Pictures
Mu Shu Pork - This popular restaurant dish comes from northern China. Page 8.

Tray of Togetherness - Chinese New Year Food
Tray of Togetherness - this charming Chinese custom is a great way to get a sweet start to Chinese New Year. Page 13.

Chinese Green Beans - New Year Food Side Dish
Chinese Food. Page 9.

Salt and Pepper Shrimp
Salt and Pepper Shrimp - This colorful dish makes a great appetizer or main meal. Page 6.

Sesame Balls Photo - Chinese New Year Food
Sesame Balls - these are the glutinous rice flour balls filled with sweet red bean paste and rolled in sesame seeds that are popular during the Chinese New Year season. Page 10.

Tea Eggs Photo and Recipe
Tea eggs - Tea eggs, also called marbled eggs, are easy to make. Serve them as a snack or with a dim sum lunch, for breakfast Easter morning or during the Chinese New Year season. Page 11.

Lotus Root Picture
Lotus Root Picture – a picture of the lotus root, known for its delicate, lacy appearance when cut. Page 15.

Mother's Day Recipes
Mother's Day recipes - One time-honored Mother’s Day tradition is to take over the kitchen for day so that Mom doesn’t have to do any cooking. From Tangy Sweet and Sour Chicken to Spareribs With Black Bean Sauce, these recipes will show Mom how much you love and appreciate her.

Aubergine - Glossary of Chinese Ingredients and Cooking Terms
Aubergine - from the Glossary of Chinese Ingredients and Cooking Terms

Lower the Salt in Chinese Cooking
how to lower the salt in Chinese cooking

Chinese Vegetarian Recipes - New Years Holidays
Vegetarian recipes to celebrate Chinese New Year, from appetizers to main dishes.

Traveler's Diarrhea - Tips For Avoiding - China Travel
Traveler's Diarrhea - Simple tips for avoiding this common travel illnes

Bamboo Shoots - Chinese Ingredients and Cooking Terms
Bamboo Shoots - from the Glossary of Chinese Ingredients and Cooking Terms

Dried Lily Buds - Glossary of Chinese Ingredients and Cooking Terms
Dried lily buds - learn more about dried lily buds and try them in hot and sour soup.

Wok Definition - Glossary of Chinese Ingredients and Cooking Terms
Wok - learn more about the most important ingredient in Chinese cooking and many Asian cuisines, from the glossary of Chinese ingredients and cooking terms.

Wood Ear - Glossary of Chinese Ingredients and Cooking Terms
Wood ear - learn more about this unusual fungus and try a recipe for Hot and Sour Soup, from the glossary of Chinese ingredients and cooking terms.

Stir-frying With a Frying Pan - Chinese Cooking Tip
Tips on picking the right frying pan for stir-frying. How to make Chinese stir-fries with a frying pan

Roast Sichuan Peppercorns
Five easy steps to roast Sichuan peppercorns and add flavor to Chinese dishes.

Chinese Seafood Recipes
Chinese Seafood recipes - dishes made with fish and shellfish from China

Chinese Regional Cuisines
Chinese Regional Cuisines - Learn more about China's main regional schools of cooking

Glossary of Chinese Ingredients and Cooking Terms
A glossary of Chinese ingredients and cooking terms, including alternate names, storage and cooking tips, and links to recipes using the ingredient or cooking technique.