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Cookbooks With Authentic Chinese Recipes
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Cookbooks With Authentic Chinese Recipes

We love to eat. And fortunately, my husband loves to cook. Even before we moved to China, he cooked many Chinese dishes at home –…

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Chinese Cooking At Home
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Chinese Cooking At Home

Cooking authentic Chinese food at home is a great and tasty way to immerse in the local culture. And with the right tools, ingredients and…

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Eating Out In China
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Eating Out In China

Chinese like to eat out and there are restaurants on every corner of a Chinese neighborhood, from hole-in-the-wall to multilevel banquet halls. In Beijing restaurants…

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BOK CHOY, SHANGHAI
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Chinese food pantry-BOK CHOY, SHANGHAI

Chinese food pantry-BOK CHOY, SHANGHAI BOK CHOY, SHANGHAI. Generally smaller than bok choy, and with pronounced bulbous stalks, Shanghai bok choy is called the “greenish-…

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BOK CHOY
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Chinese food pantry-BOK CHOY

Chinese food pantry-BOK CHOY BOK CHOY. The best-known Chinese vegetable, bok choy, literally “white vegetable” because of its white bulbous stalk, is grown throughout China…

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BLACK BEANS, FERMENTE
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Chinese food pantry-BLACK BEANS, FERMENTED

Chinese food pantry-BLACK BEANS, FERMENTED BLACK BEANS, FERMENTED. These fragrant black beans, preserved in salt, usually come packed in cardboard containers or plastic sacks. Although…

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BEAN THREAD NOODLES
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Chinese food pantry-BEAN THREAD NOODLES

Chinese food pantry-BEAN THREAD NOODLES BEAN THREAD NOODLES. These needle-like threads, also called vermicelli bean threads, cellophane noodles, or simply bean threads, are made by…

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BEAN SPROUTS
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Chinese food pantry-BEAN SPROUTS

Chinese food pantry-BEAN SPROUTS BEAN SPROUTS. There are two varieties. The more common, mung bean sprouts, are white and plump and have a decided crunch….

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BEAN SAUCE
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Chinese food pantry-BEAN SAUCE

Chinese food pantry-BEAN SAUCE BEAN SAUCE. A Cantonese staple, this thick puree is made from the soybeans that remain after soy sauce is made. The…

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BEAN CURD JUICE
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Chinese food pantry-BEAN CURD JUICE

Chinese food pantry-BEAN CURD JUICE BEAN CURD JUICE. A relatively new ingredi- ent, this bottled “juice” is a boon to Chinese cooking. It is a…

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