Chinese Egg Fried Rice (Dan Chao Fan)

Egg fried rice, or 蛋炒饭, is one of the most common Chinese dishes. You can use almost any ingredients to make this dish, but the main ingredients are usually egg and rice. A simple and comforting dish, and a fantastic way to use up any leftover rice in the fridge.Read More

Chinese Dumplings (Jiao Zi)

Chinese Dumplings, or 饺子, are nearly as ubiquitous as rice in Chinese cuisine. One of the major foods eaten during the Chinese Spring Festival, they look like the golden ingots (Yuánbǎo) used during the Ming Dynasty for money. Coupled with the fact that the name sounds like the word for the earliest paper money, serving them is …Read More

Red-braised Pork (Hongshao Rou)

Red-braised pork, or 红烧肉, is about as scandalously sinful as a dish comes. There are many local twists to this dish, but the general method for making it — slow-braising caramelized cubes of pork belly — is largely the same the country over. It’s little wonder it was the Great Helmsman’s favourite dish.Read More

Stir-fried Eggs and Tomato (Xihongshi Chao Ji Dan)

Stir-fried eggs and tomato, or 西红柿炒鸡蛋, is a humble Chinese home-style dish. It’s such a quick and easy dish to prepare, but most importantly it tastes great.Read More

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