Cutting skills for Chinese cooking

Cutting skills

SliceTo slice, tip the cutting knife up on an angle, to use the far end (away from you) of the blade. While holding the food and the cutting knife firmly, cut straight down. At the end of the slice, ...

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Chinese cooking skills

Chinese cooking method overview

The most common methods and styles of preparing food in the Chinese style are boiling, braising, stewing, frying, sauteing, smoking, simmering, and steaming. Read More

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Poaching

Chinese cooking method - Poaching

With this Chinese cooking method of poaching, ingredients are cooked in liquid a little below the boiling point. This style of Chinese cooking is highly recommended especially when cooking delicate fish where you want the fish to be cooked just till the meat is tender. Read More

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Cold Mixing

Chinese cooking method - Cold-Mixing

Cold-mixing or Liang Ban involves precooked food ingredients instead of raw food. Cold mixing uses parboiled or scalded ingredients which are then mixed into salads and chilled before being served. Read More

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Roasting

Chinese cooking method - Roasting

Roasting is not family cooking in China, since few Chinese kitchens have facilities for roasting. In roasting, raw ingredients are marinated in seasonings before being roasted in an oven or barbecued over direct heat from charcoal fire. Read More

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Barbecuing

Chinese cooking method - Barbecuing

Barbecuing (烧烤) is a method and apparatus for cooking meat with the heat and hot smoke of a fire, smoking wood, or hot coals of charcoal, or even electricity. Read More

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Boiling

Chinese cooking method - Boiling

Chinese boiling means cooking food in boiling water (A liquid is boiling when the surface is continually agitated by large bubbles). Violent boiling should be avoided. Read More

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Red Stewing

Chinese cooking method - Red-Stewing

Red stewing 红烧 is uniquely Chinese, similar to ordinary stewing, but here the food is cooked in large quantities of soy sauce and water rather than in water alone. It is the soy sauce that makes the dish rich, tasty, and reddish brown. Read More

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Steaming

Chinese cooking method - Steaming

Steaming is a traditional Chinese cooking method that is ideal for today's trend towards healthy eating as very little or no oil is used. All sorts of foods can be steamed: meats, dumplings, vegetables and buns and the fresher the ingredients, the better they are for steaming. Read More

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Deep Frying

Chinese cooking method - Deep-Frying

Deep frying is a cooking method in which food is submerged in hot oil or fat. Deep frying is classified as a dry cooking method because no water is used. While not as popular as stir-frying, deep-frying is a common Chinese cooking technique. Read More

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Stir Frying

Chinese cooking method - Stir-Frying

Stir frying is a pair of Chinese cooking methods for preparing food in a wok: chǎo (炒) and bào (爆). The chao technique is similar to the Western technique of sauteing. Stir-frying 炒 is the classic Chinese cooking method. Read More

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Chinese cooking

Easy To Cooking Chinese Food!

Chinese cooking is usually done in a wok or a bamboo steamer. A wok is solely a large, bowl shaped pan that can hold soups, stews or stir fry easily. Bamboo steamers are made from bamboo, and are old to make dumplings, meats and vegetables. Read More

Miscellaneous | Oct 4, 2010 AM | Related:Chinese cooking

The History of Chinese Cooking

China is a country where the preparation and appreciation of food has been developed to the highest level. Chinese culture considers cooking an art. All other philosophies consider the preparation of food a craft. Read More

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