北京烤鸭/běi jīng kǎo yā/Beijing Duck a.k.a Peking Duck

Name of dish: Chinese: 北京烤鸭 PinYin: běi jīng kǎo yāEnglish: Beijing/Peking Roast Duck Image(s) of Dish: Image 1 Image 2 Image 3 Description of Dish: As the name says it all, though this dish is indeed delicious, and it originated from Beijing, it would be advised to not eat this often as it is one …

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芹菜炒腰果/Qíncài chǎo yāoguǒ/Stir Fried Cashew Nuts with Celery.

Name of dish: Chinese: 芹菜炒腰果 PinYin: Qíncài chǎo yāoguǒEnglish: Stir Fried Cashew Nuts with Celery Image(s) of Dish: Description of Dish: Though this dish’s main ingredients are celery, cashew nuts, and garlic, sometimes red pepper (or capsicum) and/or yam are added to the mixture and it is fried together over a very hot wok. It …

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Spring Festival Preparations Underway.

Some commercial and business/company buildings both inside and out are beginning to display signs of getting ready for the Chinese New Year 2024 / Spring Festival as it gets closer and closer to the time. See some shots taken below: Image 1 Image 2 Image 3 Date of Publication of article: 30 January 2024 The …

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Chinese Snowblower.

Being accustomed to African weather and African climate one does not see tools like this unless one lives in a country that experiences snow every winter. If that isn’t bad enough, the Writer did not even know what to call these bad boys …

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狮子头 / shī zi tóu / Lion Head / Large Meatballs

Name of dish: Chinese: 狮子头 PinYin: shī zi tóuEnglish: Lion Head (also more simply known as ‘Large Meatball’) Image(s) of Dish: Description of Dish: Lion head, formerly known as sunflower chopped meat and sunflower meatballs, is a traditional dish in Huaiyang cuisine in China. It started in the Sui Dynasty. Legend has it that when …

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Pork Belly Spicy Cabbage Soup a.k.a Kimchi Stegae/Pork & Kimchi Soup / 五花肉辣白菜汤 / Wǔhuāròu là báicài tāng

(Chinese): 五花肉辣白菜汤(PinYin): Wǔhuāròu là báicài tāng(English): Pork Belly Spicy Cabbage Soup aka Kimchi Stegae/Pork & Kimchi Cabbage Soup Image(s) of Dish: Image 1: Image 2: Image 3 Description of Dish: Strictly speaking, this dish is not a Chinese dish but it is indeed a Korean dish and a popular one we might add. Though not …

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Chinese Beef Clay Pot/Casserole/酱香砂锅煲/Jiàng xiāng shāguō bāo.

(Chinese): 酱香砂锅煲(PinYin): Jiàng xiāng shāguō bāo(English): Chinese Beef Clay Pot / Casserole Image(s) of Dish: Image 1: Image 2: Image 3 Image 4 Description of Dish: A paper menu with pictures of an abundance and a variety of vegetables and meat is brought to you as you enter the restaurant and sit down at one …

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