Discover the Food in China

 

Why Chinese Hotpot Is Popular?

As hotpot has become a worldwide popular dish, let’s get to know more about it. Hotpot, also known as Chinese fondue is always popular no matter in summer or winter.

In China, hotpot has a history over 1000 years, it firstly appeared in the Mongolia area and then became popular in the South part of China in the Tang Dynasty. Until now, it is still the most popular dish for friends or family gathering...

 

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What People Eat During Chinese New Year?

Everyone knows that Chinese people celebrate Lunar New Year’s Eve (新年--Xīnnián) by cooking and eating a family feast together.

But do you know that different regions in China have their own delicacies to share on this special family reunion occasion? 

Northerners eat dumplings. They prepare them before midnight to eat on the first day of Lunar New Year to bring good luck...

 

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Family Reunion – Tangyuan

Follow a week-long celebration of Spring Festival, the Lantern Festival is coming, which means another family gathering again. After having feasts for an entire week, Lantern Festival is more like a dessert time.

The signature food to eat at this festival is sweet rice balls (汤圆 Tāngyuán). It is a ball shape food made by glutinous rice flour. The shape and the pronunciation of tangyuan symbolize being together with your beloved one and family reunion...

 

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Why Dumplings matters?

With a history of more than 1,800 years, dumplings (饺子 Jiǎozi /jyaoww-dzrr/) are a classic Chinese food, and a traditional dish eaten on Chinese New Year's Eve, widely popular in China. It's not only because it's yummy and tasty, but also the meaning behind. Chinese people believe it is a symbol of wealth and good luck in Chinese culture...

 

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