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93. Chinese flat bread recipe: layered flat bread northeast style (V)

93. Chinese flat bread recipe: layered flat bread northeast style (V)

— Homemade ‘Jin Bing” 筋饼 If you have been reading my posts,  you probably already know that I am kind of ‘crazy’ about Chinese flour based food, mainly, Chinese bread, and particularly Chinese flat bread. I find Chinese steamed bread without fillings a little ‘plain’ for me; I have to have it with soup, pickles [...]

How to make Chinese flat bread with spring onion Chinese recipe

77. Chinese flat bread with scallion: Cong You Bing (V)

Chinese Flat bread with scallion 葱油饼 I love flour based food, noodles, all kinds of Chinese ‘bread’ and ‘flat bread’, dumplings, baozi… If one day I am getting really really big, it will be because of the flour. :))) But, I cannot cut it off my diet, so I go to jogging more often… Ha… [...]

how to make Chinese steamed rice cake

Chongyang festival: the flower cake (Chinese steamed cake recipe)

  Chinese steamed cake 重阳花糕   If I were to use Chinese words to describe my state when I was making this cake I would say that  ”there is no bottom in my heart”. Ha… it means I was in a bit of a panic mood and was feeling unsure about this recipe, since this [...]

how to make Chinese flatbread with corn flour

74. Chinese Corn flour flatbread

Chinese corn flour flat bread 苞米面饼 Actually, I am not too sure about the translation into English — this is another ‘Bing’ recipe with corn flour, or maybe it can be called ‘corn flour bread’ or ‘corn flour pancake’ in English? Corn flour in Chinese cooking If you mention this corn flour flatbread in China, [...]

Making Chinese moon cake at home

Chinese Moon Cake with red bean fillings

Chinese moon cake Making moon cake at home Making moon cake at home? – I never thought I would even dare to try one day. Back home, people would give moon cake as gifts to each other, so they are ‘everywhere’, or if I like particular fillings, then there are too many choices!. Don’t even [...]

Chinese culture and food mid autumn day

Culture note: Typical Mid Autumn Day food — Moon Cake

(Image source:http://www.lecaitt.com.cn/tuangou/detail_82287/) If there is one single thing you definitely must eat in Mid Autumn Day, that would be Chinese Moon Cake. A mid autumn day celebration without moon cake is not such. Chinese Moon Cake Moon cake in Chinese is called “Yue bing” (Yue as moon, bing – I have mentioned a few times [...]

65. Bao zi: A Chinese steamed bread with fillings (part III)

Chinese baozi This morning when I opened window, a fresh but a bit chilly air blowed in, that was autumn air, autumn refreshing wind, suddenly felt like my ‘summer laziness’ gone, and the fresh autumn just gave me a new start. I took a deep breathe. Autumn is beautiful. Just when I enjoyed coolness and [...]

65.Bao zi: A Chinese steamed bread with fillings (part II)

  Chinese baozi in steamer The sun broke through in the afternoon, it was so bright, I suddenly felt that I had to go out – being in the sun, after all I have been missing it for a few days. So I found myself a little excuse – need to buy my mum a [...]

How to make Chinese islamic eid food

Chinese culture and food – Eid celebration and Youxiang

Eid Celebrations in China Millions of people in the world have been celebrating Eid these last few days. Eid in China is actually happening today, and Chinese people belonging to nine or ten ethnic groups are celebrating it. Happiness and bliss is for everyone, so happy Eid everyone! For many of us, the celebration of [...]

61. How to make Chinese steamed bread

  Chinese steamed bred (man tou) 蒸馒头 Chinese Steamed Bread I don’t really know how the name ‘Chinese bread’ was first used when referring to the dish I am introducing today, as it is not really ‘bread’ bread. However, when my friends and I try to explain what Man Tou  is, we always end up [...]

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