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Fensi (Cellophane noodles)

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How to make steamed Chinese dumplings with marrow, prawns and eggs

111. Steamed dumplings with marrow, prawns, egg and Fensi filling

> steamed dumpling with marrow filling Happy new year!! After three continuous ‘culture notes’ on Chinese new year, let’s come back to talk some ‘real’ stuff — food! :)) As dumpling is the most popular ‘must-have’ food during the Chinese new year celebration, I would like to share more dumpling recipes. However, this recipe is [...]

Chinese hot and spicy pot (Ma La Tang) II

Chinese hot and spicy pot (Ma La Tang) II

  Chinese Ma La Tang Continued from yesterday’s post… When this dish got popular in China, its recipe spread to different regions. It seems, however, that different areas have adopted it differently, probably according to their own local taste. Just like outside China, all the Chinese cuisine has been adapted differently to the taste of [...]

How to make Chinese dried bean curd wrap

83. Fried bean curd sheet wraps with vegetable fillings (V)

Chinese bean curd wraps This is not a recipe from North East China, :)) This recipe comes totally from my ‘passion’ towards eating – try to make anything that I can eat. Ha.. The original recipe comes from Cantonese dim sim; the ones in Cantonese restaurants in England are often wrapped with duck mince and [...]

82. Marrow, prawn and ‘Fen si’ (Cellophane noodles) clear soup

Chinese marrow soup From late autumn in Edinburgh to hot summer in Verona and Venice, to mid autumn Oxford, and now late autumn / almost early winter in Bonn / Cologne; I feel like we are traveling between different seasons rather than between locations. Long winters and summers can be unbearable, but when you travel [...]

Chinese Fen Si (Cellophane noodles)

Chinese Fen Si (Cellophane noodles)

Chinese cellophane noodles 中国粉丝 Fensi in Chinese cuisine Fensi is one of commonly used ingredients in Northeast Chinese cuisine. For the translation in English, I had to look up online, the formal term for it is ‘Cellophane noodles’. Although some people use ‘Chinese vermicelli’ to refer to ‘Fensi’, (even sometimes when I have to explain [...]

How to make Chinese bakery with garlic chives

21. Chinese Garlic chives and prawn Pastry (part 1)

Chinese garlic chives pastry —  JiuCai He Zi (韭菜合子) If you have read my post ‘Dumpling introduction’, you probably already know that there is another type of  pastry my mum would cook for our family’s Chinese New Year Eve — here it is “He zi”. Again, I am not sure if this kind of pastry [...]

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