Food Culture

Drunken Chicken in Shaoxing Wine

On Chinese menu, therefore this dish is often referred as Hua Diao Wine Chicken 花雕醉鸡. It takes a few simple steps. Get the chicken cooked then cooled, prepare a sauce and put the two together are all the tasks in brief. An effortless step...

Durian Paste Agar-Agar Moon Cake

Red date makes for a great granola

The new tea party

Tea is not just a drink. It is an integral part of the cultural and historical heritage of China. And, like all aspects of culture, it is always evolving. Pauline D. Loh tracks the trends from Kunming, Yunnan, and Beijing that indicate tea culture...

Spreading the joys of tea culture

Four kinds of porcelain tea sets in China


The Dragon Masters of Beer

Tsingtao brew masters use some of the finest ingredients from around the world—yeast from Germany, barley malt from Australia, Canada and France, hops and rice from Western China and finally, fresh spring water from China’s Laoshan Mountain.

How to Make Fermented Sticky Rice Wine

Making wine elixirs in the TCM spirit


Culinary carnival in a refined villa

NESTLED inside a refined 1940's villa on Xingguo Road, Mardi Gras is a restaurant/lounge bar where you can experience an ambience of leisurely self-indulgence and creative French bistro-style cuisine.

Great tasting prose

Hong Kong-style milk tea

  • Sichuan Cuisine

    Sichuan, both spicy and pungent, is one of the most famous Chinese cuisines in the world.

  • Guangdong Cuisine

    Guangdong cuisine is creative with an emphasis on artistic presentation. The cuisine is...

  • Zhejiang Cuisine

    Made up of Hanzhou, Ningbo and Shaoxing Cuisines, Zhejiang is enjoyed for its freshness...

  • Jiangsu Cuisine

    Also called Huaiyang, Jiangsu uses seafood as its main ingredient and is known for carving techniques...

  • Anhui Cuisine

    Anhui Cuisine focuses on cooking temperature, braising, and stewing. Hams are used to improve...

  • Min Cuisine

    A combination of Fuzhou, Quanzhou, and Xiamen Cuisine, Fujian is characterized by a pickled...

  • Lu Cuisine

    A combination of Jinan and Jiaodong, Shandong is characterized by an emphasis on...

  • Hunan Cuisine

    Including local cuisines of Xiangjiang Region, Dongting Lake and Xiangxi coteau, Hunan is known for...