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Dragon boats and dumplings

2018-06-15 07:07:35

Traditional and fusion cooking styles, regional and international ingredients and a new awareness of healthy eating are all factors contributing to an exciting time for Chinese cuisine. Pauline D Loh explores the possibilities.

Classic Tianjin snack gets new allies

2018-03-23 11:22:21

International food fans and organizations have shown a keen interest in contacting a new association for the renowned Chinese snack known as jianbing guozi - deep-fried dough sticks rolled in a thin pancake. The association was established this month in Tianjin, the snack's birthplace.

The secret to great wonton noodles

2018-03-16 10:13:31

If you've ever had Chinese food, chances are you've tried wonton before. Perhaps you slurped them from a savory soup, or enjoyed them deep-fried and drowned in chili oil. These little dumplings are so versatile you'll find dozens of recipes for them, yet in Guangzhou, one version reigns supreme: Wonton noodles.

People of Tujia ethnic group make traditional 'Shefan' in C China's Hubei

2018-03-15 09:36:02

Local people of Tujia ethnic group usually make "Shefan", a traditional food made of glutinous rice, preserved meat, artemisia annua, green onion and other vegetables, in the early spring time.

Culinary update on tastes of Shanghai

2018-03-06 09:01:11

Shanghai as a young city in an ancient empire boasting 5,000 years of history and a culinary culture, is doing a fabulous job of maintaining a distinctive flavor of its own.

Lantern Festival food: 'Tangyuan' or 'yuanxiao'

2018-03-02 09:29:01

March 2 marks this year's Lantern Festival according to the Chinese lunar calendar.

Innovation helps bring home the bacon in Chongqing

2018-01-26 10:58:48

Chongqing has introduced a smoke-free device to allow residents to once again make smoked bacon, after the traditional method was banned for contributing to air pollution.

The Mecca of Taichi

2018-01-25 14:03:39

Taichi enthusiasts, rejoice! A huge project is underway to create a Taichi Mecca in the place where the martial arts was born, almost 400 years ago.

Demand for crayfish increases as Spring Festival approaches

2018-01-24 10:41:33

Crayfish is a renowned specialty in Xuyi county and the demand for the dish increases as the Spring Festival is approaching.

Laba porridge sweetens prelude of Chinese Lunar New Year

2018-01-24 09:39:25

Chinese people start their preparations for the Spring Festival more than 20 days early. The 12th lunar month in Chinese is called la yue, so the eighth day of this lunar month is la yue chu ba, or laba.

42 noodles through a pinhole

2017-12-20 11:31:53

Li Hongkai, a chef from Zigong in Southwest China’s Sichuan province, shows off his stunt of threading 42 pieces of noodles he cooked through a pinhole, Dec 19, 2017.

Cooks make traditional snacks in China's Jiangsu

2017-11-09 10:32:09

A cook arranges cookies made of glutinous rice, sugar, sesame and walnut at a factory in Nantong city, East China's Jiangsu province, Nov 8, 2017. The cookies are traditional snacks popular in Nantong.

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