Category Archives: Recipes

Learn to Make Mushroom Bacon Rolls

Bacon is a popular food in Western breakfast. In China, it is most popularly cooked with xingbao mushrooms, one of the most common used in China. Ingredients: 7 strips of bacon 2 xingbao mushrooms 1 tsp oyster oil 10g butter black pepper powder basil...


Learn to Make Cantonese Sausage Rice

Cantonese food is the origin of many of China’s most popular dishes. Among the most famous is Cantonese sausage, a sweet cured meat often used in cooking rice. Ingredients: rice 2 links Cantonese sausage 1 head broccoli ginger 1 tsp dark soy sauce 2...


Learn to Make Traditional Spring Foods

Chaohecai, cooked vegetables, is a traditional dish Beijing families eat at the beginning of Spring on the lunar calendar. Chaohecai is made by combining various vegetables. The dish is often rolled in a piece of thin pancake. People often add vinegar to the dish...


Learn to Make Beef and Soy Sauce Rice

Soybean rice is a popular dish and easy to cook. Some people think soy sauce is too dry and they add beef and soup to make it softer. If you have leftover beef and rice, this dish is the best way to avoid wasting...


Learn to Make Candied Hawthorns

When winter comes to the capital, vendors hit the streets of Beijing with carts full of candied hawthorns, a snack known in Chinese as tanghulu for its gourd-like shape. Candied hawthorns are pitted, skewered on a kabob and coated with rock sugar to create...


Learn to Make Bean and Minced Meat

If you need a dish to make your rice disappear, then beans and minced meat is one of the easiest and most popular options. Ingredients: 500g beans 200g minced pork 5g spicy peppers green onion garlic 1 tsp light soy sauce 1 tsp sugar...


Learn to Make Taiwan O’ajian

O’ajian comes from Fujian province, where it is one of the traditional snacks. The name means “oyster omelet,” and was first made by people who lived along the coast. O’ajian can be found throughout southern China. In the north, it is only served by...


Learn to Make Spicy Dry Potato Pot

Potatoes show up in many of China’s more popular dishes. The most famous is probably disanxian, a combination of potatoes, green pepper and eggplant. For an alternative, try this dry pot recipe that yields tender yet crispy potatoes through a combination of steaming and...


Learn to Make Muslims Dish Tasimi

Tasimi is a traditional Muslim dish. It is said that in Qing dynasty, one of the emperor’s wives came from the west and she also brought the famous dish Tasimi. In her language, Tasimi means mutton. Tasimi is sour and sweet. Families also use...


Learn to Make Northern Style Yellow Bread

Caituanzi, a steamed bun made of corn flour over a vegetable and meat filling, is a traditional food of northern China. Caituanzi are similar to baozi, but are yellow and bigger. Ingredients: 200g corn flour 100g flour 5g yeast 1 bag pickled Chinese cabbage...