Category Archives: Recipes

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...


Learn to Make the Most Famous Fujian Dish

Fotiaoqiang, which means “Buddha jumps out of the wall,” is one of the most famous dishes of Fujian province. The name comes from a Qing dynasty poem that described a dish to fabulous that even Buddha would jump out for a taste. Fotiaoqiang is...


Learn to Cook Tomato and Brisket Pot

Beijing is getting colder, and the season for hotpots and stews has arrived. This tomato and brisket pot, with its fiery red color, is the perfect theme to keep you warm until the heat comes on. Ingredients: 1kg brisket 1 carrot ½ onion 2...


Learn to Make Salty and Crispy Chicken

Yansu chicken (salty and crispy chicken) is a popular Taiwanese dish. Many restaurants and shops throughout Beijing have attempted to bring this island favorite to the big city. But if you live too far from these restaurants or want to recreate the taste of...


Learn to Make Taiwanese Pork Rice

Taiwanese pork rice is a popular dish in southern China. The pork is not greasy and tastes salty and sweet. The rice is rich with syrup and often includes an egg. Ingredients: 300g bacon 1/2 onion oil light soy sauce dark soy sauce sugar...


Learn to Make Uyghur Style Chicken

Xinjiang is known for its sweet and juicy fruits as well as its delicious food. Dapanji, chicken served on a large plate, is one of the most famous Uyghur dishes in China. Although it is a Muslim dish, it has found favor with people...


Learn to Make Cola Chicken Wings

There might be fifty ways to leave your lover, but there are thousands of ways to cook chicken. The most popular for children and people who like sweets dishes is cola chicken wings. Cola chicken wings taste salty and sweet, with a cola that...