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A Look at Cantonese Cuisine

A Look at Cantonese Cuisine

Easily the most well-known of the Chinese regional cuisines, Cantonese cuisine comes from the region around Canton in Southern China. Simple spices and a wide variety of foods used in cooking characterize Cantonese cuisine. Of all the Chinese regions, Canton (Guangdong province) has the most available food resources. Its proximity…

Szechwan Cuisine

Szechwan Cuisine

The cuisine of the Western region of China is well-known for its spiciness, but many Western palates overlook the complex interplay of savory, sour, hot and sweet flavors that underlie the fiery spice of the Szechwan pepper and other spices that give the Szechwan cuisine its characteristic burn. For decades,…

Chinese Recipe: Beef With Broccoli

Chinese Recipe: Beef With Broccoli

Beef With Broccoli is a classic when it comes to chinese cooking. It makes a perfect plate for almost all occasions. Ingredients: 3/4 lb (375 g) lean beef, sliced thinly into bite-sized pieces Marinade for Beef: 1 egg 1/3 tsp (1.5 mL) salt 1 Tbsp (15 mL) cooking wine 1…

Chinese Cuisine What’s In A Name?

Chinese Cuisine What’s In A Name?

There’s more to Chinese cuisine than meets the taste buds. There is also what meets the eye, the ear and the imagination. Chinese culture demands attention to the entire presentation of a meal, and that includes the blend of flavors, the subtlety of the spicing, how appealing the colors and…

Chinese Chicken Wings

Chinese Chicken Wings

An elderly Chinese lady gave me a recipe orally, but with no ratios. I’ll see if there are lots of leftovers when I make them. 30 wings (flappers only) 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1 tablespoon finely minced ginger 1 tablespoon finely minced garlic 1/4 cup minced green onions 1/8 teaspoon…