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CHINESE CUISINE © PDST Home Economics
FACTS ABOUT CHINA Hong Kong is now part of China having been independent under British rule for 100 years. It is a very strict Communist country. Mao Se Tung was one of the most famous leaders. The Great Wall of China is one of its greatest attractions.
GEOGRAPHY OF CHINA India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Korea, Nepal, Mongolia are all border countries. Beijing is the capital city. Shanghai is the most populated region. The Yangtze Kiang River (Yellow River) is the largest river. .
CHINESE CULTURE Flag The country has a very mixed economy with some very rich. Severe poverty exists in some regions.
CHINESE CUISINE China covers a large territory and has many nationalities. Hence, there is a wide variety of Chinese foods, each with quite different but fantastic and mouth watering flavours. Chinese choose chopsticks as their tableware rather than a knife and fork. Chinese people consider a knife and fork to represent a sort of violence, and to resemble cold weapons.
LOCAL SPICES Scallions, fresh ginger, root garlic or chilli pepper; with the use of wine, aniseed, cinnamon, peppercorn or sesame oil are used a lot in Chinese cookery. Soy sauce, sugar, vinegar and other seasonings may used to give a desired taste.
COOKING All chefs of Chinese kitchens, professional or in the home, strive for harmony of sight, smell, taste, texture, so that each individual dish has it's unique features highlighted; contrasted and balanced.
CUISINE AROUND THE WORLD Chinese Cuisine: enjoys high reputation in the world due to its abundance and exquisite, delicious taste and charming appearance. It has become popular around the world because of the movement of Asian people around the world.
CHINESE FOODS Garlic Black Bean Chilli Ginger Noodles - Egg Rice – Basmati, Long Grain, Fried Prawn Crackers
POPULAR CHINESE DISHES Chow Mein Chicken Sweet and Sour Black Bean Szechuan Chicken Curry Fried Rice Spring Rolls
MY MENU Spring Rolls Sweet & Sour Chicken