The Chinese view cooking as an art form that requires dedication to perfect each meal for those who eat it to enjoy. There are preparation techniques that are synonymous behind famous Chinese dishes and without the experiencing using them one cannot undertake the creating this dish. Furthermore, any chef needs to know that each cuisine is distinct to certain regions in China. Chinese cooking As with the culture of the Chinese people the art of cooking also follows the same philosophies of Taoism and Confucianism that is found in their way of life (Lo, Cushner and Wong 290). For the Chinese, for one to taste food one has to treasure the color, aroma, flavor and texture and their combination will form a harmonious dish.
Located on opposite sides of the world, the differences between American and Chinese culture, both historical and contemporary, are vast, but the two countries also share many often-overlooked similarities. The United States, often simply referred to as “America,” is a relatively young and diverse nation, whereas the large and populous China, called Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo (or Zhongguo) by its natives, is one of the oldest nations on Earth, with a long and colorful history. (everyculture.com) In this modern political era, China and the United States are constantly competing to be crowned the most influential and dominant world power, and while the US loses its grip on supremacy, communist China continues to climb up the ladder of wealth,
‘Dishes from the northern area including Beijing are characterized by a "salty" taste. As the winters are long and harsh, and fresh ingredients are in short supply, there are many stew-type dishes. Peking cuisine, represented by the Peking duck, originated from Shandong cuisine. Chefs from Shandong Province crafted many dishes for the court during the Ming and Qing dynasties. In the coastal city of Dalian, also in the northern area, you can enjoy simple seafood dishes very cheaply’ (The Many Taste, 2002) the different taste of varied types cuisine make sure it can satisfied people as many as possible, I believe it is one of the main reason why almost everyone speak highly of Chinese
In the current multi-cultural society, cultural diversity is apparent that in any culture there is a majority and many minorities. Canada and China are two very large countries that have cultures that are well known throughout the world. They can be compared to each other. Both Canada and China are examples of multicultural countries share many similarities. The similarities between China and Canada can be demonstrated through immigration, the ethnic minorities, folk customs, languages and religious diversity.
Learning to appreciate the differences between the two cultures is important and helps to broaden the understanding of cultural differences. Western cultures are based on individualism rather than collectivism. In many Western societies, emphasis is placed on individual rights unlike Chinese culture, where the country, society or family are based above self. At first glance, Chinese is obviously different from Western Culture. We have different surface culture.
One of the famous baked pastries in China is Egg tart. People usually eat it at breakfast time. Not only bakery, most of the restaurants sell it in breakfast time. The filling is similar to custard which is also made from egg, milk and sugar. The tart shell is made from puff dough，but we use lard instead of butter.
1. Throughout classical China’s history, China has experienced a consistent existence with its culture. There are numerous causes of why China in the classical era had such a unified and unbroken culture. Firstly, the classical Chinese people were not really under any threat of outside invasions from other factions except for some periodic raids form nomadic hordes from central Asia. With no external threat, the Chinese could have much easily preserved their culture.
The highlight of the celebration would be the dragon and lion dance which believed to cast away bad luck. My favorite part of the celebration is no other than --- food (giggles). Chinese people served luscious meal on their table which they believed to bring good fortune. Some basic staples were sticky rice,
Speaking of Chinese culture, China is a country with an ancient civilization and a long history, and culture has always been an outstanding feature of its national strength. (Cheng, 2008) As far as Chinese culture is concerned, the influence of globalization first became apparent following the "New Culture Movement" of the early twentieth century. (Yu,
Chinese mythology has shaped the way that china is today. Although some may say that since Chinese culture is so old, Myths are useless, fake, stories; but it is clear that Chinese mythology did influence the cultures belief and was the base of many religions. Chinese Mythology has altered china’s culture and beliefs throughout the years because of the religions, lifestyle, and political view from mythology. The importance of religion in China is what keeps the ancient countries culture unforgotten, but the mythology in China is what shaped those cultures. According to Living Myths, about Chinese Mythology “Much Chinese mythology is based on animism, which sees the land itself as alive.