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Our Travel Blog is the place to share our real life, travel experiences in China with you. Besides, we will provide information related to Chinese culture and China travel guide. "A bosom friend afar brings a distant land near." Traveling makes us to be closer, let's discover China together!

A bite of China – A Taste of Chinese Noodles

2012-06-18 | China Food | Comments(1) |   Views:(936)

Chinese Noodles has a history of 4,000 years according to an archeological discovery in Qinghai Province where a 50-centimeter-long noodle made of millet was unearthed. Eating Noodles is a part of birthday celebrations in China. Long noodles stand for longevity in Chinese culture. Noodles are regarded as the staple food in North China and usually served as breakfast in South China. The reason lies in the two agricultural patterns in China: wheat and millet are mainly produced in North China while rice is mainly produced in South China. Chinese Noodles are generally made from wheat flour, rice flour, tapioca starch or any kind of starch, with eggs, peanuts, meat, shrimps, vegetables and so forth as ingredients. The most common noodles are wheat flour noodles and rice noodles.

A Bite of China- gift from bamboo grove

2012-06-13 | China Food | Comments(0) |   Views:(891)

 
With its diversified geographic environment and corresponding climate conditions, China is endowed with kinds of food materials which results in rich eating habits with distinguished features in different areas and regions. In traditional Chinese dietary, there is a particularly dainty come from the bamboo grove- bamboo shoots, which are fully employed in almost each of the four major Chinese cuisines- Cantonese, Sichuan, Shandong and Huaiyang (combining Anhui, Jiangsu and Zhejiang). Chinese chefs love bamboo shoots because of its simplicity of material quality which make it easy to match and assimilate other tastes, in especial to produce a splendid balance with greasy meat.

A Bite of China - The Gift from Lakes

2012-06-07 | China Food | Comments(0) |   Views:(724)

 
China boasts vast territory with various geographic environments that are instrumental in forming and preserving sorts of species. No countries other than China possess such abundant raw materials of foods. And its people are collecting, digging, picking and catching these gifts of Mother Nature throughout the year. China is also a populous country with distinct tastes, but inviting Chinese foods never fail to appeal to people. Lotus roots are one of the gifts from part of nature - lakes, and delicate dishes made of them are always mouthwatering.

Delicious China Dishes – Do It Yourself!

2011-12-02 | China Food | Comments(2) |   Views:(873)

 
In China, a widely known saying goes that “Food is the first necessity of the people”. It is true and it is not difficult for foreigners who have ever been to China to find the variety of Chinese food, especially dishes. For new comers, Chinese dishes which are usually seasoned with all kinds of condiments are probably far away from being easy to cook. But if you pay a little patience, you will find that is not an arduous challenge at all. So how about making your first step of becoming a chef of Chinese dishes with us?

Six Popular Fruits in South China

2011-09-30 | China Food | Comments(2) |   Views:(5133)

 
Fruit is an eternal topic for most people, no matter when and where. Spanning a wide latitude of nearly 50 degrees between the Torrid Zone and the North Temperate Zone, China is endowed with much advantage in fruit planting. Leave some common fruits such as apple and banana aside, some growing in South China are probably fresh to westerners:

Beer Fish (Pijiu Yu)-typical food of Yangshuo

2010-01-28 | China Food | Comments(1) |   Views:(1698)

Beer Fish (Pijiu Yu)-typical food of Yangshuo Guilin is famous in the world while Yangshuo is famous in Guilin. As a special cuisine of Yangshuo, Beer fish has been heard by visitors for long. The Beer Fish of Yangshuo wins its reputation owing to its unique cooking method. As a result, Yangshuo Beer Fish becoming excellent symbols of Yangshuo with its beautiful natural landscapes. ...

Sharon's Coffee

2009-05-21 | China Food | Comments(0) |   Views:(1169)

Sharon's Coffee From my predecessor Romy I had gotten the address of Sharons Coffee. Sharons Coffee, located at Chuanshan South Road (street to Chuanshan Park), is a cozy and pleasant western style coffee opened 2007. It serves different sorts of coffee (including freshly brewed coffee, espresso, Mocha, Cappuccino and coffee with Alcohol), cocktails and various kinds of liquors, as well as German style western dishes such as salads, burgers, schnitzel, steaks and pizza....