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What started humbly as five friends gathered for a night out, has grown to a quest. A Chinese Quest. Follow along as five hungry Jewish guys search for THE BEST Chinese Restaurant on all of Long Island (and now New York City too)! What do Jews like? A bargain AND Chinese food! It started innocently enough. Now it's become something bigger than even their appetites. Or, has it? So, follow along and let's see where their journey takes them in their search. They welcome your suggestions and feedback. And if you're lucky enough, perhaps they'll ask you to join them on one of their crusades! So pack your chop sticks, we're about to hit the road!

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Chinese Cuisine Story

Chinese cuisine is part of the most ancient culture, the Great Civilization, which is as old as all of humanity! Different geographical areas of China - the provinces - for various historical and climatic reasons have very different cuisines. Click to learn about a few! The post Chinese Cuisine Story appeared first on The Chinese...

Chinese cuisine is part of the most ancient culture, the Great Civilization, which is as old as all of humanity! It has preserved the flavor and traditions of the ancestors who lived five thousand years ago on the banks of the Yellow River, and now you can try delicacies in the Chinese restaurant, which the nobles of a particular dynasty had for breakfast.

In China, food is the most important ritual, a sacred act, on the one hand, on cooking, and on the other, on proper consumption. Do you know how they greet people from time immemorial in Beijing? They refer to each other with the phrase: “Neither chi fan le ma?” Which means, “Have you already eaten?” On the other hand, there is an ancient aphorism about a person who has lost income or work: he broke his cup with rice.

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Different geographical areas of China – the provinces – for various historical and climatic reasons have very different cuisines. The most delicious and good all over the world are five cuisines of China:

  • Cantonese cuisine is rich in fresh ingredients and is famous for the variety of dishes with a “fantasy” in the design and preparation.
  • Sichuan cuisine is notable for a large number of spices, including, where they cook meat and vegetables with red capsicum; in the menu of the restaurant “Bruce Lee” you can order delicacies according to Sichuan recipes.
  • Fujian cuisine, known for “heavenly” soups.
  • Shandong cuisine, in which a lot of crab delicacies and dishes, seasoned with plenty of garlic.
  • Hunan cuisine, with dishes of sweet and sour sauces, as well as the main ingredient – river fish in different processing.

A unique feature of Chinese cuisine is its symbolism and connection with the ancestors. It is a rule of thumb, for example, to prepare sweet Yuan Xiao – dumplings, large and white as the moon, for each full moon. On the day of birth, they make a long noodle, which is a symbol of longevity. Each season has special dishes  and ancient rituals of consumption of its own.

chinese-foodIn every province of China, there are many beautiful legends about dishes from rare seafood. Have you ever wondered how the Chinese had the idea to cook oysters or octopuses? However, culinary myths tell us that these are the spirits of nature, in the image of the grey-bearded elders, revealed to the poor man the culinary secrets of the sea, which saved him from starvation, and then made him rich. There are legends about the sources in the mountains, which for good people turned into rivers of wine, as well as stories about magician chefs who knew the magical dishes that gave the soldiers strength, brides beauty, healing the weak and sick.

Chinese cuisine is magical and not like ours. It is unique. Everyone treats it in a different way, but one of the most creative and ancient civilizations of the world have grown on this delicious and useful food! Taste its dishes, and perhaps you will feel the power of Bruce Lee!

About the author: Melisa Marzett who is currently working for Big Paper Writer – Custom Writing Services and goes to cooking courses. She is interested in Chinese cuisine in particular, which is why she was excited to drop a few lines about it to share her knowledge.

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Cheng Du Chinese Restaurant, Franklin Square, NY

Cheng Du Chinese restaurant recently opened on Hempstead Tpke. in Franklin Square where Jani's used to be. Promising authentic Szcechuan cuisine it was with great anticipation that I dined there the other night. Did it live up to its promise? Read on. The post Cheng Du Chinese Restaurant, Franklin Square, NY appeared first on The Chinese...

I so wanted to like this Chinese restaurant.  Newly opened in Frankin Square where Jani’s was for many years.  I was never a fan of Jani’s, and Cheng Du came with the promise of authentic Chinese food.  And Szechuan at that.  My taste buds were drooling.  Another authentic Chinese restaurant opening close to me.  We even planned a Chinese Quest there.  But, we aborted that trip when some of Mee Tsu Yan’s Asian friends said they tried it and panned it.  I should have listened.

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Cheng Du is located at 947 Hempstead Tpke., Franklin Square, NY 11010.  It’s listed as 947-949 Hempstead Tpke., but that’s only going to throw off your GPS.  There is free parking in the back.  I went there on a Friday night with a friend.  It had been over a decade since they were there yet they immediately recognized Helen, a holdover from Jani days.  Helen became our waitress by default and made my Mai Tai extra strong.  It’s all about who you know and not what you know I guess!  The Mai Tai was strong; The food wasn’t.

Please note, that I was unable to take pictures this evening.  The Soup Dumplings and picture above were taken from the Cheng Du website, the others were from Serious Eats, and from Sasaki Time.

soup-dumplings-cheng-duEspying Soup Dumplings on the menu, we just had to start with that.  An inauspicious start at that it was.  While the soup was steaming hot, the soup had kind of a metallic flavor.  The dumpling was thick, and the pork, umm, not so great.  A sad way to start this meal off with.

We ordered two main entrees:

Shrimp with Black Bean Sauce – a winner!!  But, not Szechuan, but we wanted something for sure we would both like.  And, we did.  The Shrimp were a nice size, cooked perfectly, seasoned just right, and tasted great!  Perhaps we were back on track?

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Three Cup Chicken – A Szechuan staple.  Sadly, they left off the spicy and the moist cups (bad pun).  The chicken was dry (Helen even tried it after we left more than half of it over, and she agreed), and the spices?  Nowhere to be found.

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Closing time was apparently 10:00 pm, and were made clear of that as the requisite non-English speaking waitress started to clean our table and then sprayed Windex on it and wiped it down while we were still sitting there.  We got the message.  We got up, paid, and left.  And I am not coming back.

I had high hopes, but they were dashed.  While a dash of spice might have saved the day.

Please check out our ratings of other Chinese restaurants on Long Island and Queens, and I think you might find a better choice.

Sadly submitted for your consumption,

Mee Magnum  (“Chop!  Chop!”)

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It’s Christmas Time on Long Island, and You Know What That Means*

For Jews, going to the movies, and eating Chinese food on Christmas has become a tradition. And The Chinese Quest recommends these nine Chinese restaurants on Long Island and Queens. We will leave the choice of movie up to you! Where are you going to eat on Christmas Day? The post It’s Christmas Time on Long Island, and You Know What That Means* appeared first on The Chinese...

It *means, that on Christmas Day if you’re a Jew, or if you have no family or friends around, that it’s time for your annual pilgrimage to the movies and Chinese food!  We will leave the movie reviews up to those other so-called experts.  But, we will share our expertise, such as it is, regarding where to find the best Chinese restaurants on Long Island (and Queens).  

Since the last time we published this list, we have discovered a few new Chinese restaurants that have supplanted some of those that were on this list in Christmas’s past.  Breaking from past Christmas list traditions, I checked the list not once, but twice, and I’ve decided to stray slightly from the hard and fast ratings that we assigned and I give you here my personal top three Chinese restaurants in each County (Suffolk, Nassau, and Queens). 

I have not confirmed that every Chinese restaurant on this list is open on Christmas Day, so please call ahead before going.  It’s one of a Chinese restaurants most busy day, so do consider making a reservation too.  If you do call and find out they’re not open on Christmas Day, please post that in the comments and I will update this article accordingly.

Like the direction of the rising sun (no pun intended), let’s take this from East to West (Click on the name of the Chinese restaurant to read our full review):

~ Suffolk County ~

F-A-N Chinese Restaurant (534 Commack Road, Deer Park, NY)

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This Chinese restaurant has been confirmed to be open on Christmas Day.  Newly opened F-A-N Chinese Restaurant specializes in authentic Szechuan cuisine. The space is small, nicely decorated, and the English speaking waitstaff are friendly and helpful. The night we were there had a nice mix of Chinese and Caucasian customers.  And it smashed its way in to the Top 5 of our Rankings!

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Red Tiger Dumpling House (1320 Stony Brook Rd, Stony Brook, NY)

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Almost like a mirage appearing amidst the miles and miles of strip malls, big box stores, shopping malls, gas stations, fancy steak houses, and a Duane Reade, we found a hidden oasis just off of Rte 347 in Stony Brook.   Ever since we got turned on to Soup Dumplings at Joe’s Shanghai in Flushing, we Quested to find a Chinese restaurant of similar ilk in the ‘burbs that we call our home, Long Island.  Red Tiger Dumping House is not a mirage.  It’s the real deal!

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LOL Kitchen and Grill (2545 Middle Country Rd, Centereach, NY)

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“LOL” is no laughing matter.  They are serious about their eats!  Looking to create an experience of Chinese Street food and Northern cuisine, they’ve brought authenticity to their kitchen, grill, and the dishes that they serve.

A former Stony Brook Student, Yang, and a few friends decided it was time to open their first restaurant, and they knew that they could reach their roots via their connection to Stony Brook University.  What they opened is “LOL Kitchen & Grill”, a thoroughly modern looking restaurant.  Small in size, just six tables, and another room that would hold a small private party.  They even designed the chairs themselves.  Leftover plumbing supplies became chairs.  Ingenious!

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~ Nassau County ~

Pearl East (1191 Northern Blvd., Manhasset, NY)

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Catering to the well heeled clientele of the Gold Coast of Long Island, Pearl East never disappoints. Though not visually appealing from the outside, presented quite a different ambiance on the inside.  Pure opulence, class, quality, gilt, and more.

Pearl East features Cantonese cuisine served in a manner most fitting a royal banquet.

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Chef Wang (1902 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park, NY)

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Promising Authentic Chinese cuisine, the Chef delivered on his promise.  Chef Wang has three extremely popular Chinese restaurants in Manhattan. This is his first venture to Long Island.  While Chef Wang wasn’t present this evening, clearly his staff has been well trained, and his Chef’s are upholding his “Legend”.Chopsticks

Moonstone (14 Northern Boulevard, Great Neck, NY)

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Clearly competing with Pearl East, which is located a few miles east on Northern Boulevard in Manhasset, Moonstone came to play.  The interior of the restaurant was immaculate. I’m talking pristine and tasty (just as their food turned out to be).  Now clearly this restaurant is looking to attract the Gold Coast clientele. 

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~ Queens ~

Joe’s Shanghai (136-21 37th Ave., Flushing, NY)

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One of the first goldmines that we discovered on our Quest, this was a real authentic Chinese restaurant. The kind we’ve been looking for. No sugars and sweeteners to go with the tea. No fried noodles to munch on. No spare ribs on the menu . Joe’s Shanghai has a few different locations, including one in Chinatown, one in midtown, as well as in China and even Japan. But, it all started at this very location in Flushing, NY.  If you go, of course you must order the Soup Dumplings, but in our humble opinion, no matter what you order after that will be fantastic too!

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Legend of Taste (2002 Utopia Parkway, Whitestone, NY)

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Daring to go where no other authentic Chinese restaurant has gone before, “Legend of Taste” is located not in Flushing. Not in Little Neck. No. They ventured to be different and opened in the quiet Queens suburb of Whitestone. Why? Perhaps to separate themselves from the over-abundance of choices in those other towns. And also to differentiate themselves from all the other dining choices in Whitestone. After our visit there last night, “Legend of Taste” will be a secret no more. Sorry Whitestone!

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You Garden Xiao Long Bao (41-07 Bell Blvd., Bayside, NY)

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Yes, it’s the Chinese restaurant with the longest name and tied for the longest wait you may have to get a table along with Joe’s Shanghai!  You Garden Xiao Long Bao, sister Chinese restaurant of Shanghai You Garden Dumpling House in Flushing, opened a few months ago in Bayside. Their reputation certainly preceded them as lines out the door to get a table are the norm every night of the week.  Come now while you can still take advantage of either a free order Soup Dumplings, or a sample of their outrageously delicious Peking Duck (one per person).

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With these nine choices, spread out across Queens and Long Island, you’re sure to find a Chinese restaurant to suit your palate.  And The Chinese Quest guarantees that you will love your meal.  If not, let us know about it in the Comments.  And if you don’t like any of these choices, you can always consult our Ranking of the Best Chinese Restaurants on Long Island and New York City!

Please post in the Comments below which Chinese restaurant you ate at, and which movie you saw!

Humbly submitted for your consumption,

Mee Magnum (“Chop!  Chop!”)

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[REVIEW] F-A-N Chinese Restaurant is a new Szechuan Restaurant in Deer Park, LI

Newly opened F-A-N Chinese Restaurant, located at 534 Commack Road, Deer Park, NY, specializes in authentic Szechuan cuisine. The space is small, nicely decorated, and the English speaking waitstaff are friendly and helpful. The night we were there had a nice mix of Chinese and Caucasian customers. So what did we think of the food? Click to find out!! The post [REVIEW] F-A-N Chinese Restaurant is a new Szechuan Restaurant in Deer Park, LI appeared first on The Chinese...

Soon to be six years, and over sixty five Chinese restaurants later, this Quest has become quite the journey. Our quintet has turned a simple idea of finding the best Chinese food on Long Island and NYC,  into a monthly excuse to go out and (hopefully) enjoy a good meal while laughing until we cry! I have learned so much about one of my most favorite cuisines, while educating others about the latest in Chinese food. These are exciting times to be a Chinese food eating “Member of the Tribe“.

December 2018 has landed us in Deer Park, LI. Newly opened F-A-N Chinese Restaurant, located at 534 Commack Road specializes in authentic Szechuan food. The space is small, nicely decorated, and the English speaking waitstaff are friendly and helpful. The night we were there had a nice mix of Chinese and Caucasian customers. It is always comforting to see Chinese patrons in a Chinese restaurant! The word “fan” in Chinese is pronounced “fahn” and means eat or meal. Other examples in Chinese are “chi fan” or to eat, “wan fan” or supper , and “fan dian” or restaurant. Although the menu is quite large and diverse, this restaurant specializes in Szechuan which equates to SPICY. We ordered both spicy and regular dishes, with most being quite good. This place might become my “GO TO” takeout, since I live close to Deer Park. As a side note, my FAV takeout is Yim’s in Syosset, but that is an article for another day.

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We met for drinks at Texas Roadhouse in the same shopping center as the restaurant. I am a firm believer that us Long Islanders need not ever eat in chain restaurants, but the drinks were nice and cheap, and the food looked pretty good. Once we were all assembled and properly imbibed, we set out for the short walk to F-A-N. The restaurant is BYOB, so Brother Mee V Stooges picked up two bottles of wine to enjoy with dinner. The liquor store is conveniently located in the same center. We were off to the races!

For starters we ordered the SNOW MOUNTAIN SWEET AND SOUR SPARE RIBSThe ribs were small bite size pieces of pork on the bone with a sweet maple flavor that dominated the sour. SNOW-MOUNTAIN-SWEET-AND-SOUR-SPARE-RIBSSmall amounts of powdered sugar were sprinkled on the top giving it the “snow mountain” look. They were way too sweet for me, and I will always prefer the traditional spare rib from Sunday nights gone by. Another starter was the STEAMED JUICY BUNSI guess this is their version of soup dumplings. They were kind of greyish in color, dry, and the meat was too sweet. The dumplings totally missed the mark for me. There are many other places to enjoy this wonderful dish! The last appetizer was THIN SLICED SEA CLAMS WITH HOT CHILI OIL.  The clams were sinus clearing spicy. Cut into long pieces of rubbery goodness with chili oil and scallions, yum yum!

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For the main event, we ordered STEAMED GINGER AND SCALLION FLOUNDER FISH FILLET. Great clean, light fish dish. It was served with bok choy, ginger, scallions, cilantro, and soy sauce. I would highly recommend the fish, worth a reorder. The SPICY CUMIN SLICED LAMB LEG WITH RED DRIED PEPPER was not as spicy as other cumin lamb that I have had. The flavor was bold with a lot going on in the plate. I am not a huge cumin lover, but it certainly was robust.

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Another dish was the GREEN SCALLION SAUCE EGG FRIED RICE. I really enjoyed the rice! It is a quite different take on fried rice. The rice is green and has a lovely scallion flavor. Cannot wait to go back and have it again. The SAUTEED BABY BOK CHOY was really not needed, we had it in the fish dish. OK, nothing special. I had it better prepared in other establishments.

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The final plate was GINGER AND PEPPER BEER BRAISED CHICKEN. It was prepared with whole pieces of garlic, peppers, and an extremely hot sauce. This one made the sweat pour out of my bald ass head!! I wish I could tolerate spice better, I do love the taste, but it surely does not love me. We went a different route for dessert. Normally, we would make a stop by Tom Carvel’s place, but this night we stayed put and ordered the fried ice cream. I would have preferred the Carvels. I can hear Tom now with that raspy voice saying ” I told you so”.

GINGER-AND-PEPPER-BEER-BRAISED-CHICKENfried-ice-cream

I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised with this restaurant. Typically,  a Chinese place in a Long Island strip center in a suburban area would not be this authentic, but like the song says, “the times are a changing”. Great Chinese food is popping up everywhere. I often hear from people that they tend to avoid eating Chinese because it is not a healthy meal. Nothing could be further from the truth. The old standard “Chinese” fare with heavy sauces and too much frying and MSG are falling by the wayside. Authentic Chinese is as healthy as it is delicious. On this Quest, I found a love for Chinese food with greatly prepared vegetables, and light, tasty sauces. You have to get out there and discover the brilliance of Chinese cooking.

Our Review:

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Don’t forget “if you see something, say something”,  please let us know when you discover a new place!

 

All for now,

Mee Tsu Yan

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Chinese Food – All You Ever Wanted to Know, and More!

Chinese food now holds a popular place among the entire population of the world. You can find a Chinese restaurant in every major city and in many smaller areas of the world as well. Why is Chinese food so popular? Is Chinese food healthy? What is the history of Chinese food? For the answer to these, and many more questions, read more... The post Chinese Food – All You Ever Wanted to Know, and More! appeared first on The Chinese...

Chinese food now holds a popular place among the entire population of the world. You can find a Chinese restaurant in every major city and in many smaller areas of the world as well. Why is Chinese food so popular? Is Chinese food healthy? What is the history of Chinese food?

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The History of Chinese Food

The history of Chinese food is an interesting one. Unlike many cultures the Chinese believe that the preparation of food is an art and not simply a craft. The art of cooking Chinese food can include dishes and food preparation techniques which are difficult to develop and may require the expertise of a chef with lots of experience. One such technique is noodle pulling.  Noodle pulling requires skill and lots of practice and results in a delicious noodle dish. This article will refer to noodle pulling later on, but for now, let’s go back to the history of Chinese food.

Chinese food and the way it is prepared is very much influenced by the two major philosophies, which influence the entire Chinese culture. These dominant philosophies are Confucianism and Taoism. Both have these philosophies have influenced the way that the Chinese people cook and the way that they enjoy their food.

Confucianism and Chinese Cuisine

Confucius was the man behind the Confucianism beliefs. Among many other standards Confucius established standards for proper table etiquette and for the appearance and taste of Chinese food. One of the standards set by Confucius (you might have noticed this at an authentic Chinese restaurant) is that food must be cut into small bite size pieces before serving the dish. This is a custom that is definitely unique to the Chinese culture.

Knives at the dinner table are also considered to be a sign of very poor taste by those who embrace Confucianist beliefs. The standards of quality and taste that Confucius recommended required the perfect blend of ingredients, herbs and condiments–a blend which would result in the perfect combination of flavor. Confucius also emphasized the importance of the texture and color of a dish, and taught that food must be prepared and eaten with harmony. Interestingly enough, Confucius was also of the opinion that an excellent cook must first make an excellent matchmaker.

Taoism and Chinese Cuisine

Those who follow the Taoism beliefs focus on the health benefits of particular foods vs. the presentation of the same. Taoists search for foods that will increase their health and longevity. They search for foods that have healing powers. Many times these benefits were often referred to as ‘life giving powers’. For instance, the Chinese found that ginger, which can be considered to be a garnish or a condiment was found to be a remedy for upset stomachs or a remedy for colds.

Is Chinese Food Healthy?

Chinese food, when authentic is probably the healthiest food in the world. Some restaurants, which are not authentic, prepare their menu with highly saturated fats or with meats that contain unhealthy amounts of animal fat. These Chinese restaurants are not recommended and they are both neither authentic nor healthy.

Good Chinese food however, is prepared and cooked with poly-unsaturated oils. Authentic Chinese food does not require the use of milk-fat ingredients such as cream, butter or cheese. Meat is used, but not in abundance, which makes it easy for those who love authentic Chinese food to avoid high levels of animal fat. Many believe that authentic Chinese food is really the ideal diet.

Chinese Restaurants in Every Part of the Nation

Whether it is in a Tennessee Chinese Restaurant to a New York Chinese restaurant you are going to find culinary dishes that are both healthy and delicious. Savor the flavor with Chinese food!

To find out more information in regards to delicious Chinese food, authentic Chinese restaurants in Tennessee, or noodle pulling, please feel free to contact The Royal Panda Restaurant.

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Chinese Cuisine – What’s Worth a Try

Rice is probably the first thing people think about when they hear of Chinese food. It is truly the basis of a huge number of dishes here. The thing is that there are many more, which are definitely worth a try. Besides, China is popular with its unusual dishes, which are able to frighten some people. The post Chinese Cuisine – What’s Worth a Try appeared first on The Chinese...

Rice is probably the first thing people think about when they hear of Chinese food. It is truly the basis of a huge number of dishes here. The thing is that there are many more, which are definitely worth a try. Besides, China is popular with its unusual dishes, which are able to frighten some people. Traditional Chinese cuisine includes cooked whole grains, which is made of corns, millet and Japanese sorghum.chinese-rice

A fluffy porridge is made of rice and a thin porridge, which Chinese have for breakfast. Many courses include soy oil, soy milk, and soy curds in China. There are thousands of recipes out of fresh, vinegar-cured and dried soy curds. They just love dark brown thin sauce and liquid salt pasta made of soybeans. Pulse crops are the main protein sources in food of Chinese people. Beans replace meat, consumption of which is very limited.

If to talk about meat, pork is widely used. As for beef and lamb, it is consumed not that often. Sauces are the main thing about Chinese food, it is all about exotic combinations of tastes and aromas. There are plenty of them in China and they make courses delicate and inimitable. There are not that many of unusual and non-traditional courses and they are made for the purpose to surprise the tourists.

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The main national dishes of Chinese cuisine:

Peking style duck, which is Peking special. A slice of the duck is put onto a thin cake, covered with onions and dipped into soy sauce.

Fresh river fish is quite of a separate course with different names, which is for sale in Shanghai, Hangzhou and Suzhou.

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Kong Bao chicken a tender chicken meat with a crispy crust baked deviled and sauced.

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About the author:

Melisa Marzett is a huge fan of Chinese food.  She writes for Online Paper Editing Company, but she takes every chance to write a piece when it comes to food, especially Chinese.  So it was a pleasure for her to provide The Chinese Quest with an article on national Chinese dishes and hopefully not a less pleasure for its readers to get acquainted with it.

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