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Chinese egg pancake recipe

115. Chinese Overlapped egg pancakes

Yesterday, when I was browsing online, by a chance, I came across an article about Chinese food in the ‘Independent’, which, to be honest, was rather disappointing. Well, I mean, Chinese cuisine is very difficult to describe in a few words, or even in a short article. There are huge regional and ethnic differences, not [...]

Chinese thin bread for having fillings

Culture Note: Spring Day in China and spring flatbread recipe

  立春 和 春饼的做法 Spring Day is one of the twenty-four “solar terms” in Chinese tradition. It is called ‘Li Chun’, ‘Li’ (4) in traditional Chinese terms means ‘begin’, ‘Chun’ here refers to Spring. It means from this day onwards, the spring is beginning. It is normally on the 4th February each year. Sorry, this [...]

How to make Chinese flat bread with beef mince fillings featured Chinese recipe

105. Chinese bakery recipe: ‘open mouth’ flat bread with fillings

  Chinese flatbread Having a very warm Christmas and new years seems unreal — here is Valencia! In the morning, when I opened the curtains, the whole window was filled with blue colour, blue from the sky, not even a thread of cloud, and underneath, the buildings and streets are all brighting up in the [...]

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 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, [...]

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 cook Chinese bao zi steamed bread with filling

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

Chinese baozi Time is so fast, the weekend has just past, and also we are already in September. Where is the time gone? Probably I should give up the hope that summer might come around again, instead, hope for a lovely autumn. But now, it is the best time in Northeast China in terms of [...]

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