Chinese Food Culture - Photos & Definitions (may make you hungry)

When we mentioned "eating", everyone must have so many words to express.

Today I will introduce some Chinese food. Let's look at following:

 

馄饨 hún tún  wonton

馄饨分大馄饨和小馄饨,我最喜欢吃小馄饨了。

Do you know the difference between 大馄饨's filling and 小馄饨's filling?

 

饺子 jiǎo zi  dumpling

 

汤圆  tāng yuán Tangyuan

喻意团团圆圆。

粽子 zòng zǐ   rice dumpling

Here is a story for eating rice dumpling. Do you know the classic allusion?

 

 

南瓜饼 nán guā bǐng  pumpkin cake

 

春卷 chūn juǎn   spring roll (a thin sheet of dough, rolled, stuffed and fried)

 

烧卖  shāo mài  steamed open dumplings

 

小笼包  xiǎo lóng   bāo    shanghai juicy steamed bun (thin skinned, pork filled with ginger)

 

是不是口水都流出来了,赶紧去买来吃吧~~

What kind of Chinese food do you like to eat? Add comments below.

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Founder
Comment by Brandon on February 7, 2013 at 6:39am

this is a very nice post angel, thanks for writing. 

Comment by angel shen on February 5, 2013 at 8:24pm

Oh~I got it.


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Comment by Thomas Doherty on February 5, 2013 at 5:26am

馄饨 hún tún = wan4 tan1 (wonton) Cantonese = the English wonton is from this

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