Chinese recipes and Chinese cooking
has become increasingly popular in the west and around
the world. All types of Chinese recipes has gradually
moved from the restaurants into home kitchens. Part
of its charm, of cooking Chinese recipes is the speed
at which the food is cooked. Cooking food so quickly
preserves its colors, texture, and nutrients.
Cooking Chinese recipes is simple, delicious,
and healthy. Most Chinese dishes are cooked in oil
or water. Of course, the more exotic and fancy Chinese
cooking involves a whole lot more than just water
and oil. But for our common home cooking purposes,
cooking Chinese recipes can be kept simple and straight
The ingredients used for cooking Chinese
recipes is nothing short of spectacular, or strange
if you will. Of course there's all the common cooking
ingredients used in Chinese cooking. But aside from
these common ingredients, there are ingredients used
in Chinese cooking that you'd never imagine. For example,
snakes, dogs (uh-hem, yes it's true, I even tried
it once but didn't quite enjoy it), bird's nests,
duck tongue, and believe it or not, tiger and cow
penises. They're believed to increase your sexual
There are no forbidden foods in Chinese
cooking recipes. But we'll stick with just the common
Chinese cooking ingredients.
Stir-frying is the most popular and
common cooking technique used in Chinese cuisine.
Two most important things to know about stir-frying
is the oil temperature, and the cooking speed. You
can read more about stir-frying
Aside from stir-fry, Chinese cooking
uses a variety of cooking methods and techniques including
steaming, deep-frying, braising, stewing, and more...
Here's a wonderful Chinese cookbook
for vegetarians and people who love to cook Chinese
about Chinese recipes, Chinese cooking techniques,
and Chinese recipes ingredients, click here.
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