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chinese dishes

  • Jiaozi (steamed or boiled (shuijiao) dumplings)
  • Xiao Long Bao (soup dumplings)
  • Guotie (fried dumplings)
  • Noodles
    • Fried noodles
    • Noodle soup
  • Kung Pao chicken
  • Hotpot
  • Fried pancakes (including green onion pancakes)
  • Zongzi (rice balls wrapped in leaves, however not in ball shape)
  • Peking Duck - the trademark dish of Beijing
  • Baozi (filled steamed buns)
  • Dim sum - originated in Guangzhou (Canton) and Hong Kong
  • Steamed fish
  • Tofu dishes

Snack foods

  • Soy egg (滷蛋; lǔ dàn): hard boiled egg, cooked in soy sauce
  • Tea egg (茶葉蛋; chá yè dàn): hard boiled egg soaked or stewed in tea
  • Congee (粥; zhou1): rice porridge
  • Pickled vegetables (醬菜; jiang4 cai4; lit. sauced vegetables)
  • Soy milk (豆奶; dou4 nai3 or 豆漿; dou4 jiang1) in either sweet or "salty" form
  • Youtiao (油條), "Cow tongue pastry" (牛脷酥), or other fried chinese doughfoods
  • Shaobing (燒餅): a flaky baked or pan-seared dough pastry.
  • Rice balls (飯糰; fan4 tuan2) with savory fillings or coatings


  • Mantou (steamed bun)
  • White rice
  • Chinese noodles


  • Century egg (皮蛋; pi2 dan4; lit. leather egg): thousand-year old egg, or preserved egg

Other East Asian cuisines

China shares much with the culinary heritage of other regions of East Asia, in addition to some contrasts; compare Japanese cuisine, Korean cuisine, Singaporean cuisine, and Vietnamese cuisine, among others.

Overseas Chinese cuisine

Chinese cuisine in North America is highly developed. It is known as American Chinese cuisine and Canadian Chinese cuisine. Chinese cuisine is also highly developed in Western Europe. Within the United States, the cuisine of Hawaii contains many Chinese foods and Chinese influences, due to the high number of Chinese and Asian immigrants. However, Chinese-originated or -inspired foods are often combined with those of other cuisines in novel ways.


All about chinese cuisine

Chinese cuisine was originated from different regions of China and has become widespread in many other parts of the world — from East Asia to North America, Australasia and Western Europe.

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