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How to Prepare Chinese Tea

Preparing Chinese Tea Learning how to prepare Chinese tea properly is easy enough if you follow a few basic guidelines. The best tea in the world can taste horrible if prepared incorrectly, and conversely a very inexpensive tea can be very satisfying if made well. Some tea comes with specific steeping suggestions on the back of the bag, but some …

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Marina Square

Haidilao 海底捞 has introduced an AI-powered “smart restaurant” in Singapore at Marina Square – its first outside of China . Hotpot lovers should be familiar with Haidilao. After all, we did help (in a way) to make founder of Haidilao International Zhang Yong, Singapore’s richest man last year. Anyway, so I won’t talk that much about the food here. Here are some …

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Drugs or Chinese Tea?

A million shabu labeled as ‘Chinese tea’ Posted at Mar 06 2020 01:19 PM Chemists of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency lay out blocks of shabu which were concealed in packs labeled as Chinese tea during a press briefing in Quezon City, Friday.Philippine Drug Enforcement agents yesterday seized shabu worth 102 million pesos and arrested a suspected drug trafficker during a …

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I bet you don’t know that anymore!

Interesting Facts on Chinese Food You Probably Won’t Know “Chinese food” is the most popular food in the world, but authentic Chinese food has many differences with Western food! Here are 15 or so more facts to educate and shock you. World’s Biggest Variety of Flavors — It’s Not All the Same! Did you know that Chinese food has 5 Key Flavors that must …

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China’s Xi Jinping promises action…

Coronavirus: China’s Xi Jinping promises action as economic growth machine stalls in first quarter of 2020 Contraction of 6.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2020 ends China’s long unbroken official run of economic growth Politburo meeting chaired by President Xi Jinping vowed to support the economy, amid the biggest crisis in decades Finbarr Bermingham and Zhou Xin Even as the …

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Wuhan’s are back in business!!

Wuhan’s “Wet Markets“ are back in business Wet markets are how the majority of Chinese get fresh produce at low prices. News17 April 2020, 12:076 min read Wuhan’s wet markets reopen as the city reemerges from lockdownEarly cases of COVID-19 are believed to be linked to a live-animal market in Wuhan, China. Even as the Chinese city of Wuhan emerges …

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Chinese New Year Food: Top 7 Lucky Foods and Symbolism

Certain dishes are eaten during the Chinese New Year for their symbolic meaning. Lucky food is served during the 16-day festival season, especially on Chinese New Year dinner on New Year’s Eve, which is believed to bring good luck for the coming year.  The auspicious symbolism of these traditional Chinese New Year foods is based on their pronunciations or appearance. Not only do …

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Most Popular Chinese Dishes.

Dumplings Dumplings (饺子 jiǎozi) consist of minced meat and chopped vegetables wrapped in a thin dough skin. With a long history of more than 1,800 years, dumplings are a traditional food widely popular in North China. Popular fillings are mince pork, diced shrimp, ground chicken, beef, and vegetables. They can be cooked by boiling, steaming, or frying. Dumplings are a …

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Shrimp with Vermicelli and Garlic

Shrimp with vermicelli and garlic (蒜蓉粉丝蒸虾 suànróng fěnsī zhēng xiā) is a dish not only favored by foreigners but also the Chinese younger generation in recent years as well. This steamed dish brings out the aroma of everything it has. The heavy garlic with a seafood sauce flavor blends with the freshness of juicy shrimp. The vermicelli at the bottom …