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How to make Chinese mung bean and white rice recipe

60. Chinese rice with mung beans (mung bean rice)

  — Actually, in Chinese, when referring to ‘having a meal’ (dinner/breakfast/lunch), we always say ‘Chi Fan’, Chi as ‘eat’, and Fan in this context means food, but if by itself, Fan only means ‘rice’. Normally, a meal is composed by two parts – Fan and Cai. Fan is the stable food, normally only refers [...]

Mung beans in Chinese cuisine

Mung beans in Chinese cuisine

  (The image is from http://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/绿豆) Today, in Oxford, it really feels summer is here, warm and sunny. I like heat — I know… :) I am not even talking about just hot. :) We can never be really satisfied — cold days we want hot, hot days we wish it was cooler, so difficult to [...]

Chinese health theory: the body heat

Chinese health theory: the body heat

The Chinese Theory of Body Heat It is a very common symptom and very common diagnosis in Chinese medicine — body heat . As I write these two words down, I could almost hear my husband laughing… :( actually, not only him, many other friends (non Chinese) would laugh as well — they really make [...]

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