Chinese Cuisine Introduction America is a diverse nation that enjoys adding food from different parts of the world to its menu. In this case, America is in love with Chinese food, especially Chinese restaurants, takeout dinners and fortune cookies, (which are not really Chinese). This popularity is from all over the world where one cannot miss a restaurant or two providing these delicious fare. As with any food, there is a rich history behind this famous cuisine that anyone interested in learning how to cook this type of food should know. The Chinese view cooking as an art form that requires dedication to perfect each meal for those who eat it to enjoy.
The fast food industries are becoming one of the leading food industry because the needs from the people. Most of the Western food have something in common, they care about the food quality and nutrition. Compare to Western food, Chinese food was concentrate on solving the hungry and now is focusing on the taste. The Chinese restaurant do not calculate the calories and do not care about collocation diet. However, healthy has become people’s attentions and Chinese food are learning from Western food regarding how to make the food taste good and healthy at the same time.
The most influential among them is "eight great delicacies", including all dishes of Sichuan, Guangdong, Jiangsu, Shandong, Fujian, Hunan, Anhui and Zhejiang, with precise skills of molding, heating, coloring and seasoning. Chinese cuisine is famous for its cooking methods and the breadth of the food, as well as the food therapy emphasized by traditional Chinese medicine. China's staple food is the south rice, the northern wheat bread and the noodles. The previous generations' diet was mainly food and simple vegetables, while meat was specially used for special occasions. Pork is the most popular meat in China, about 3/4 of the country's meat consumption in China.
Almost every American-Chinese restaurant has the General Tso chicken as a dish, but not everyone knows the story of this great Americanized Chinese dish, until now. Not all General Tso are made the same, and can be better or worse, the history of the dish, and facts about the General Tso Chicken tells the reader about well known things on the General Tso Chicken this gives more information to make the reader understand the dish more, telling the reader how to make the dish gives the reader more understanding over the dish, and telling why this dish was created, and why this dish became more popular makes them know the origin or story of the dish. The history of this dish is most likely different than what he or she was eating at the restaurant
It is interesting in seeing the rapid integration of Chinese food culture into American culture over just a few decades. For years Chinese people have lived in America, but only after a few events, mainly Nixon visiting China and WWII, did Chinese culture really impact America. This is a result of globalization in the twentieth century. As communities connect via trade and immigration, other aspects of culture are bound to also be shared: Chinese food is a perfect example of globalization. It would be interesting to study the correlations between immigration and major world events and the influx of Chinese food into American food
Cultural Analysis of China The definition of culture is; the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group; the characteristic features of everyday existence (such as diversions or a way of life) shared by people in a place or time. Mainland China has a rich and prosperous culture which dates back more than 4,000 years, which is full of Chinese culture and history. China has a colorful history, which focuses on more traditional aspects like food, customs, and the life style of its people. The Chinese people have shared a common culture longer than any other group of people on earth. China, considered one of the cradles of human life and continues to remain as such today.
Chinese culture and practices weather its business or culture are different than that of west. To successfully expand business in china knowing and practicing common customs will help in relaxing, avoiding embarrassment, and focus on critical occasions. China’s history has outlived all other great empires in Eurasia including the Egyptian, roman, ottoman and many great empires. It is said that china’s history can be dated back to 4000 years ago, the history has been well documented in both official annals and private historical records. The origin of the word ‘China’ is associated with an ancient Chinese empire, the first united Chinese dynasty of Ch’in (221-206BC).
Sadly, many people trust whatever the dog food company slaps on the side of the bag. They reason that if they see real food like vegetables, chicken, milk and salmon on the outside, that must be what’s on the inside. That’s not the case. It is, however, a clever marketing gig that these companies employ regularly. But a healthy and nutritious meal for your pooch?
The increasing of China’s food safety Recently, more and more people are claiming that they started to lose the faith in the food quality in China. However, I still held the different opinion from them: despite the alarming media regarding food safety that could cause people to disbelieve government, the quality of Chinese food supplies is actually increasing since the proportion of food that follow the food regulation is increasing. The reasons for me to belief that China’s food quality is actually improving in these years because that the proportion of food that follow the food regulation are increasing. The governments are also taking the current situation of the food safety seriously and more and more citizens start to show concern about food safety. What is more, there still have some special effect of improvement to the food safety in China which is offering the changing in the point of view of other country to China.
Most chinese families as well prefer tea over other beverages like coffee, and the preparation of the tea is meticulous and careful. Small factors like frying, boiling and preparing the leaves is done with utmost care and precision. Many types of tea is consumed throughout China, HK and Taiwan, one of the most popular ones are white tea (bái chá), green tea (lǜ chá), oolong tea (wūlóng chá), black tea (hóng chá) and Pu-Erh Tea (Pǔ ěr chá). Tea is also appreciated as one of the seven necessities of the Chinese life, and is consumed throughout the day. It is most commonly taken as a substitute for water in the daily life of the Chinese people, and consumed with other drinks during meals.