Chinese Food Taylor Lacey
Introduction to Chinese Foods <ul><li>Some traditional Chinese foods are Doufu, Steamed Fish, Dim Sum, Lobster, Dark Rice ...
Chinese Dinner Etiquette <ul><li>Each person has two bowls in front of them, (one for rice and one for soup). </li></ul><u...
Festive Dishes <ul><li>Some of the Festive Dishes are chicken, pork, and fish that they don’t normally have.  </li></ul><u...
Main Food <ul><li>There are 3 styles of main food.  </li></ul><ul><li>Rice in Southern and Eastern China. </li></ul><ul><l...
Herbs and Spices <ul><li>Chinese chefs mostly use light and dark soy sauce, Shaoxing wine, rice vinegar, and oyster sauce....
Symbolism in Chinese Food <ul><li>Black moss seaweed-wealth </li></ul><ul><li>Dried Bean Curd-happiness </li></ul><ul><li>...
Cuisines  <ul><li>Shandong Cuisine-emphasis on aroma, freshness, crispness and tenderness. </li></ul><ul><li>Sichuan Cuisi...
Chinese Dumplings <ul><li>1/2 cup finely chopped Bok choy leaves  </li></ul><ul><li>1/2 cup finely chopped Sui Choy (Napa ...
Conclusion  <ul><li>China is very interesting.  </li></ul><ul><li>There is a lot of very interesting foods that they eat. ...
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Chinese Foods

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

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