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Preserving the legacy of natural fermented soy sauce

2015-08-11 05:00:00

Modern people tend not to give much thought to the making of soy sauce, as the traditional brewing method, or fermentation, has long been replaced by a chemical process, which is much more productive.

Sanfu Paste

2015-07-14 09:51:52

The Sanfu Paste, also known as dog-days paste, is a traditional Chinese medicine treatment. This treatment is regarded to be able to cure such chronic diseases like asthma.

Two sticks that work magic

2015-01-15 09:48:35

Sitting at a table with a Chinese feast and not knowing how to use chopsticks may be like finding oneself on a battlefield and being a poor shot. Learn how to use them here.

Dragon Boat Festival: Zong Zi

2014-12-01 14:08:10

The Dragon Boat Festival (or Duan Wu Festival in Chinese) is on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month.

Spring Festival: Jiao Zi, Nian Gao & Yuan Xiao

2014-12-01 14:08:10

The Spring Festival is the oldest and most important festival in China, celebrating the earth coming back to life.

Lantern Festival: Yuan Xiao

2014-12-01 14:08:10

The Lantern Festival (orYuan XiaoFestival in Chinese) is an important traditional Chinese festival, which is on the 15th of the first lunar month, marking the end of celebrations of the New Year.

Mid-Autumn Festival: Moon Cake

2014-12-01 14:08:10

People in different parts of China have different ways to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. But one traditional custom has definitely remained and is shared by all the Chinese.

Touch of health

2014-11-28 16:56:28

I always believed in TCM, but the effect of TCM massage on my child still surprised me," says Tang Dan, a young mother of a 2-year-old boy in Beijing.

History of tea

2014-11-28 16:56:28

According to a popular legend, tea was discovered by a Chinese Emperor in 2737 BC as a medicinal beverage at first.

Tea-drinking in different seasons

2014-11-28 16:56:28

According to traditional Chinese medicine, people should drink tea according to their physical fitness as well as choose the right tea in different seasons of a year.

Chinese tea house

2014-11-28 16:56:28

Tea house (Chaguan), a special place for the Chinese to have tea, is very popular in the Yangtze River area; it is mostly called tea house (Chalou) in provinces like Guangdong, Guangxi and Hainan, and is called tea pavilion (Chating) in Beijing and Tianjin of north China. Historically, there are some other names for it, such as Chaliao, Chafang, Chasi, Chashe, Chayuan, Chawu and Chashi. Although these names vary, the forms and contents are basically the same.

Tips of effective tea drinking

2014-11-28 16:56:28

Drinking tea offers numerous benefits. It refreshes the mind, clears heat within the human body and helps people lose weight.

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