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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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Wines Drinking

Chinese wines are really not wines in the western sense of the word, since most of them are actually spirits distilled from rice, millet and other grains, herbs and flowers. Tonics are made by mixing various traditional health-giving ingredients into rice- and grain-based wines. Shaoxing is a rice- based wine; the fiery Wuliangye and Maotai [...]

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