Chinese cuisine is very diverse and affects manyGourmet Western countries. Fine Chinese dishes are prepared for dinner parties and in restaurants. While their daily menu of modesty is different. Dishes are based on China's main product, which is rice. Sometimes they replaced bread. No dinner is complete without rice porridge. Loose dry porridge called tribute. She enjoys the special attention of the Chinese. The chefs also prepare and rice gruel, denoted damichzhou. That she got the right consistency, it is boiled. The porridge is sometimes added to the beans. Rice in China is prepared without salt. On his table is served in bowls. Salt substitute for Chinese soy sauce, which lay all kinds of seasonings.
Meals consist of Chinese products, choppedsmall pieces. This is due to the fact that their eating with chopsticks. The Chinese also believe that the food cut into small pieces, quickly comes to preparedness and retains more vitamins. Before eating the locals traditionally drink 1-2 cups of green tea. Then they are taken for food. Toward the end of the meal on the table is served the soup.
The main products of the Chinese table
The national cuisine is given a special placeVegetables. The most common culinary use of different kinds of cabbage, potatoes, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, spinach, peppers, green beans, garlic. Widespread have bamboo shoots. They are boiled and canned. By porridges fed cabbage and radish in soy sauce. Vegetables are usually salted and kvass in soy sauce. Particularly popular in the country have flour dishes. A famous dish is Chinese noodles. Skilled chefs make noodles are thin and long. It is served with a side dish. This may be a chicken in sauce, pork wedges, wood mushrooms, sea cucumbers, chopped Welsh onion. In addition, flour dishes of China - it Jiaozuo (dumplings), all kinds of cakes, baozi (steam cakes). From the Chinese prefer pork meat, which is consumed in the form of tiny cubes or small straw. Poultry is also in high demand. Festive dish is duck, fried in vegetable oil entirely. Duck and chicken eggs are treated in a special way: coated with lime, ash, salt and baking soda, and then held for about 3 months in the ground or vats. The yolk turns green, and white - brown. These eggs are considered a delicacy. Of the fish and seafood consumed flounder Chinese, Chinese perch, crab, shrimp, octopus, squid, cuttlefish and oysters.