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Sesame Jellyfish Salad Recipe

Jellyfish are chiefly free-swimming marine animals consisting of umbrella-shaped bells and trailing tentacles. They are found throughout the world, from surface waters to the deep sea. There are several species of this animal that are considered to be suitable for human consumption and are also used as an ingredient in many dishes. Generally said to …

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Lap Cheong (Chinese Sausage) Recipe

Lap Cheong is a Cantonese pork sausage with a savory, sweet and smoky flavor. Often eaten during the Chinese New Year, Lap Cheong can be eaten hot or cold by itself, or incorporated into rice or noodle dishes. The addition of MSG and Baijiu give Lap Cheong its distinctive taste.  Origin & Cultural Significance Lap …

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Cháo Quẩy Recipe

Cháo quẩy, also known as Youtiao, is a long golden-brown deep-fried stripes of dough much like a straight donut. The dish originally belongs to Chinese cuisine but is also consumed in other East and Southeast Asian cuisines. In Vietnamese cuisine, this dish is called “Cháo quẩy”. Generally consumed during breakfast time, cháo quẩy is slightly …

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Chinese Food: 22 Traditional, Authentic Dishes of China

Chinese food is incredibly unique, wholesome and wonderfully satisfying. Due to the vast landscape of China and its long and storied history of various small kingdoms and ethnic groups, regional food in China is very diverse. It’s an assortment of tastes and flavors unlike any other in Asia. That being said, the absolute staple ingredients …

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Century Egg: Origin, Taste, Benefits & Preparation

Century egg (or hundred-year egg) is a Chinese delicacy of preserved duck, chicken or quail eggs. They become black in appearance with a dark green yolk after being processed for weeks or months in a clay, ash, quicklime mixture along with salt. There is a common misconception that century eggs are hundreds or thousands of …

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Chinese Bird’s Nest Soup Delicacy: Facts, Benefits, Price & Recipe

If you’ve ever come across any mention of the famed Chinese Delicacy Bird’s Nest Soup you’ve probably heard all kinds of good things about it. It’s good for infants, prevents you from falling sick, excellent for pregnant women, (is this the elixir to immortality?!)…..the list goes on! Bird’s Nest Soup is made out of the …

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Snake Soup: A Guide To The Chinese Delicacy + Recipe

Snake soup is a 2,000 year old Chinese/Cantonese delicacy eaten in China, Taiwan and other parts of Eastern Asia. It may sound like an unusual delicacy but snake meat is a light pink color with a texture similar to that of fish. Combined with meat stock, herbs, spices and dark soy, snake soup is actually very …

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