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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Chinese Imperial Cuisine

Since this column is dedicated to the discovery and discussion of quirky and unusual Chinese food, it makes it quite the challenge...
noodles or pasta

The Great Debate: Noodles or Pasta; Which Came First?

Xi’an, meaning “Western Peace”; the first of China’s four great capitals and what remains the country’s noodle mecca. Known as Chang’an during the Tang...
bamboo

Spring Bamboo Shoots

If you were anything like me, when you first arrived in China, you would never have known that one can actually eat bamboo. Scaffolding...
Trusty Lotus Root

The Trusty Lotus Root

There are two kinds of lotus varieties; one with pink or white flower (Chinese lotus), Nelumbo nuceifera, which is found in Asia and northern Australia;...
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