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Fo Tiao Qiang (Buddha Jumps over the Wall)

With more than 100 years history, Fo Tiao Qiang is a traditional Min Cuisine recipe. It is said to have been created by the wife of a Fuzhou official, who in 1876 was entertaining an important member of the Fujian Government in his home. His wife, who was an excellent cook placed chicken, duck, pork [...]

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Bamboo grows in the south of China and is characteristic for its green in either summer or winter. Although it is hollow inside and has joints in its outward appearance, bamboo is tall and solid in texture and always stands straight. Ancient Chinese often used bamboo in language to mean “the people of upright, haughty [...]

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Chinese Ting

The Chinese pavilion, Ting, which is also named a kiosk, is built normally either of wood or stone or bamboo and may be in figures of square, triangle, hexagon, octagon, a five-petal flower, and a fan, etc. Ting has a long history in China. Differing from the present functions, in the Zhou Dynasty (11th contrary-256 [...]

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