Tea Egg 茶叶蛋 Cháyè DànRead more
Tea egg is a typical Chinese savoury food commonly sold as a snack, in which a boiled egg is cracked slightly and then boiled again in tea, and sauce or spices.
Spring comes into full bloom with the arrival of Vernal EquinoxRead more
It is the fourth of the 24 solar terms of Spring as well as of the Chinese lunar year. But the Vernal Equinox has a comparatively more international recognition, as it also marks the point when daytime and night equally divides the whole day. After this day, the length of daytime will grow longer than night.
Braised Spring Bamboo Shoots 油焖春笋 Yóu mèn chūnsǔnRead more
Braised Spring Bamboo Shoots 油焖春笋 Yóu mèn chūnsǔn
Yunnan Hei San Duo 云南黑三剁Read more
Hei San Duo is one of the most common home-cooked dishes in Yunnan. Simple to prepare but very tasty and with typically low-cost ingredients, it can be served with rice, porridge, noodles, vegetables and more. The name of the dish literally indicates the dishes colour, the number of ingredients, and how it’s prepared.
Chinese 24 Solar TermsRead more
Based on the changes in the sun’s position in the zodiac throughout the year and the practical needs of agriculture in ancient China, the “24 Solar Terms” (节气, jieqi) is an important kind of calendar in China. It indicates different periods of seasons, the changes of weather, some natural phenomena and more, guiding farmers in agriculture production greatly. Common people also follow the calendar to watch out weather changes and live a healthy life.