A Journey to Chinese Cuisine

Chinese culture does not only consist of Tang Poetry and Beijing Opera. Food is also an undeniably important part of China’s rich culture. These videos explore the diverse Chinese cuisine.

The “Rice in Bamboo Tube” video shows the important role bamboo plays in Chinese cuisine. Besides being a symbol of integrity and morality, it can be used to produce utensils and it is also a flavorful addition to many dishes.

Journey to Chinese Cuisine: Rice in Bamboo Tube

The "Rice in Bamboo Tube" video shows the important role bamboo plays in Chinese cuisine. Besides being a symbol of integrity and morality, it can be used to produce utensils and it is also a flavorful addition to many dishes.#VisitingChinaOnline #美丽中国

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The “In Search of Ethnic Minorities’ Food” video presents varieties of food, pastries in particular, from different regions. It shows a wide range of snacks that reveal the artistry going into making them.

Beijing roasted duck, also known as Peking duck, is a renowned Chinese dish that dates back to the Northern and Southern dynasties. This video, provided by the World Federation of Chinese Catering Industry, takes a look at how this delicacy ends up on the table, from preparing the duck to the process of roasting it.

This video shows us one of the local specialties of Songyang county, Zhejiang. “Lao tang cai” is a dried vegetable that is a tasty addition to all kinds of broths and soups. Watch to find out more!

Another authentic Songyang specialty is “pao doufu niang rou”. Tofu is filled with a minced meat preparation before it is cooked. The result is a delicious dish of meat-stuffed tofu cubes. Intrigued? Watch more below!