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    • Chinese Food Taylor Lacey
    • Introduction to Chinese Foods
      • Some traditional Chinese foods are Doufu, Steamed Fish, Dim Sum, Lobster, Dark Rice Vinegar With Ginger, and Eggs In Tea.
    • Chinese Dinner Etiquette
      • Each person has two bowls in front of them, (one for rice and one for soup).
      • Also, a pair of chopsticks and a plate for meats and vegetables.
      • The Chinese will never pick up rice from the bowl.
      • They place towards their lips then use the chopsticks to put it in their mouths.
      • Also, the Chinese always eat the soup during or after the meal.
    • Festive Dishes
      • Some of the Festive Dishes are chicken, pork, and fish that they don’t normally have.
      • Some snacks that they eat are sweet-stick cake and turnip pastry in Lunar New year.
      • Also, Glutinous Rice Tamale in Dragon Boat Festival and Moon Cake in Middle Autumn Festival.
      • For the birthday person, they get steamed buns.
    • Main Food
      • There are 3 styles of main food.
      • Rice in Southern and Eastern China.
      • Wheat in Northern China.
      • Sweet Corn in Middle, Northern, and Western China.
      • People in Southern China eat rice and rice noodle as their main food because there is a lot of farming there.
      • In Northern China they eat bun, noodle and pancakes.
    • Herbs and Spices
      • Chinese chefs mostly use light and dark soy sauce, Shaoxing wine, rice vinegar, and oyster sauce.
      • They don’t use parsley, aniseed, fennel, cloves, Sichuan peppercorn, red chili pasty very often.
      • They like to use preserved and salty ingredients like preserved eggs, potherb and pickled mustard, dried shrimps.
      • Also bean curd cheese, dry and salty pork, salty duck, and meat sausage.
    • Symbolism in Chinese Food
      • Black moss seaweed-wealth
      • Dried Bean Curd-happiness
      • Chicken-happiness and marriage
      • Eggs-fertility
      • Egg Rolls-wealth
      • Fish served whole-prosperity
      • Lynchee nuts-close family ties
      • Noodles- a long life
      • Oranges-wealth, luck
      • Chicken is part of symbolism of the dragon and phoenix
      • Peanuts- a long life
      • Peaches- peacefulness
      • Pomelo- abundance, prosperity, having children
      • Seeds- having a large number of children
      • Tangerines-luck
    • Cuisines
      • Shandong Cuisine-emphasis on aroma, freshness, crispness and tenderness.
      • Sichuan Cuisine-known for its spicy and pungent flavors.
      • Guangdong Cuisine-known for tasting clean, light, crisp and fresh.
      • Fujian Cuisine-its choice seafood beautiful color and magical tastes of sweet, sour, salt, and savory.
      • Huaiyang Cuisine- known for its freshness.
      • Zhejiang Cuisine-its known for its freshness, tenderness, softness, and smoothness of the dishes.
      • Hunan Cuisine- characterized by thick and pungent flavors.
      • Anhui Cuisine-focuses on temperature in cooking.
    • Chinese Dumplings
      • 1/2 cup finely chopped Bok choy leaves
      • 1/2 cup finely chopped Sui Choy (Napa cabbage)
      • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onion (Spring onion)
      • 1/4 cup chopped water chestnuts
      • 1 pound ground pork
      • 1 teaspoon light soy sauce
      • 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce
      • 2 teaspoons Chinese rice wine or dry sherry
      • 1 teaspoon Asian sesame oil
      • Dash white pepper
      • 1 package wonton or gyoza wrappers (about 48 wrappers)
      • 1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with 2 tablespoons water, or 1 lightly beaten egg white
      • 1 cup water, or as needed
    • Conclusion
      • China is very interesting.
      • There is a lot of very interesting foods that they eat.
      • I enjoyed learning about China.