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Language: English
Format: Papercover
Page: 229
Publication Date: 01/2010
ISBN: 9787503236945
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Many foreign tourists maintain that a journey to China must include the following contents: visiting historical sites and scenic spots, tasting delicious Chinese dishes and snacks, and appreciating the 5,000-year-old splendid culture of the Chinese nation.However, if a foreign friend who has no idea of Chinese culinary culture tries to taste typical delicious Chinese "food, it will not be easy, because China is very large and has many schools of Chinese cuisine. To help foreign tourists understand Chinese culinary culture, and give them a guide to delicious Chinese dishes and snacks, this book is compiled and published.

About Author
Du Fuxiang, a native of Heishan County of Liaoning Province, was born in 1944, and graduated from the university in 1968. Now Mr. Du is a member of the Specialist Committee of the Chinese Dietetic Culture Research Association, a consultant of the Tianjin Dietetic Culture Research Association, and a professional research scholar of the Chinese homologous culture of medicine and food. He worked for China Food Journal for many years (once served as chief editor), and worked as editor for some newspapers and publishing houses. Over the past several dozens of years, Mr. Du has. devoted himself to the research on the traditional Chinese food, traditional food culture, homologous culture of medicine and food, and the development of edible wild plants. He has published 15 books, participated in compiling over 30 books, and published more than 300 theses, of which many have won awards. His influential books include Encyclopedia of Chinese Food, Famous Restaurants of China, Chinese Famous Food Guide, Cook Book, Eating, Eating and Drinking, etc., and Encyclopedia of Chinese Food won the national excellent book award. Mr. Du has spent several dozens of years in compiling a book titled Encyclopedia of Chinese Health-Care Edible Wild Plants, which willbe published soon.
Table of Contents
Preface
A Brief Introduction to Chinese Culinary Culture
Formation and Development of the Local Schools of Chinese Cuisine
How Were Local Schools of Chinese Cuisine Formed?
The Development Trend of Local Schools of Chinese Cuisine
Famous Schools of Chinese Cuisine

Four major Schools of Chinese Cuisine
Shandong Cuisine
002 Formation and Characteristics of Shandong Cuisine
003 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Shandong Jinan, Jiaodong, Tai'an, Qufu
008 Interesting Stories of Some Famous Dishes of Shanflong Cuisine

Sichuan Cuisine
012 Formation and Characteristics of Sichuan Cuisine
013 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Sichuan and Chongqing Chengdu, Beibei, Dujiangyan, Qingcheng Mountain, Local Yi Dishes, Chongqing
019 Interesting Stories of Some Famous Dishes in Sichuan Cuisine

Guangdong Cuisine
023 Formation and Characteristics of Guangdong Cuisine
024 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Guangdong and Hainan Guangzhou, Zhaoqing, Shunde, Hainan
029 Interesting Stories of Some Dishes of Guangflong Cui-sine

Jiangsu Cuisine
035 Formation and Characteristics of Jiangsu Cuisine
036 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Jiangsu Nanjing, Suzhou, Yangzhou, Zhenjiang, Wuxi, Xuzhou
043 Interesting Stories of Some Dishes of Jiangsu

Speciol Dishes ond Snooks of Other Regions in China
Beijing Cuisine
050 Formation and Characteristics of Beijing Cuisine
051 Special Local Dishes and Snacks of Beijing
056 Interesting Stories of Some Beijing Dishes

Zhejiang Cuisine
062 Formation and Characteristics of Zhejiang Cuisine
063 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Zhejiang Hangzhou, Ningbo, Shaoxing, Wenzhou, Jinhua
069 Interesting Stories of Some Zhejiang Dishes

Hunan Cuisine
074 Formation and Characteristics of Hunan Cuisine
075 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Hunan Changsha, Yueyang, Special Food of Tu Ethnic Group
077 Interesting Stories of Some Hunan Dishes

Hubei Cuisine
080 Formation and Characteristics of Hubei Cuisine
081 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Hubei Wuhan, Jingzhou, Huangzhou, Hubei Vegetarian Dishes
084 interesting Stories of Some Hubei Dishes

Fujian Cuisine
089 Formation and Characteristics of Fujian Cuisine
090 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Fujian Fuzhou, Quanzhou, Xiamen, Zhangzhou, Changting
094 Interesting Stories of Some Fujian Dishes

Anhui Cuisine
098 Formation and Characteristics of Anhui Cuisine
099 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Anhui Hefei, Huizhou Prefecture, Wuhu, Anqing, The Huaihe River Valley, Anhui Vegetable Dishes
102 interesting Stories of Some Anhui Dishes

Henan Cuisine
104 Formation and Characteristics of Henan Cuisine
105 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Henan Zhengzhou, Kaifeog, Luoyang
108 interesting Stories of Some Henan Dishes

Shanghai Cuisine
111 Formation and Characteristics of Shanghai Cuisine
112 Chinese and Foreign Food in Shanghai Foreign Food, Local Schools of Cuisine, Vegetarian Food, Special Local Dishes, Special Local Snacks

Shaanxi Cuisine
117 Formation and Characteristics of Shaanxi Cuisine
118 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Shaanxi Xi'an, Hanzhong, North Shaanxi, Vegetable Dishes
122 interesting Stories of Some Shaanxi Dishes and Snacks

Shanxi Cuisine
126 Formation and Characteristics of Shanxi Cuisine
127 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Shanxi Taiyuan, Datong, Shangdang
129 interesting Stories of Some Shanxi Dishes

Jiangxi Cuisine
132 Formation and Characteristics of Jiangxi Cuisine
133 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Jiangxi Nanchang, Jiujiang, Ganzhou, Jingdezhen
136 interesting Stories of Some Jiangxi Dishes

Tianjin Cuisine
138 Formation and Characteristics of Tianjin Cuisine
139 Some Dishes and Snacks of Tianjin Local Dishes, Local Schools of Chinese Cuisine, Foreigr Food, Famous Snacks of Tianjin
141 An interesting Story of a Famous Dish of Tianlin

Hebei Cuisine
142 Formation and Characteristics of Hebei Cuisine
143 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Hebei Shijiazhuang, Baoding, Chengde, Anguo
149 interesting Stories of Some Hebei Dishes

Liaoning Cuisine
150 Formation and Characteristics of Liaoning Cuisine
151 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Liaoning Shenyang, Dalian, Anshan, Manchu Cuisine
154 Interesting Stories of Some Liaoning Dishes

Jilin Cuisine
156 Formation and Characteristics of Jilin Cuisine
157 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Jilin Changchun, Jilin, Yanji Korean Cuisine, Wild Animals and Plants in the Changbai Mountains
160 Interesting Stories of Some Jilin Dishes and Snacks

Heilongjiang Cuisine
161 Formation and Characteristics of Heilongjiang Cuisine
162 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Heilongjiang Harbin, Some Dishes and Snacks of the Ethnic Minority Groups in Heilongjiang
164 Several Famous Local Dishes

Guangxi Cuisine
166 Formation and Characteristics of Guangxi Cuisine
167 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Guangxi Nanning, Guilin, Wuzhou, Delicacies of the Zhuang People
172 Interesting Stories of Some Guangxi Dishes

Yunnan Cuisine
173 Formation and Characteristics of Yunnan Cuisine
174 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Yunnan Kunming, Cuisine of Some Ethnic Minority Groups
177 Interesting Story of a Yunnan Snack

Guizhou Cuisine
179 Formation and Characteristics of Guizhou Cuisine
180 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Guizhou Guiyang, Zunyi, Dishes of Some Ethnic Minority Groups in Guizhou
182 Interesting Stories of Some Guizhou Dishes and Snacks

Gansu Cuisine
184 Formation and Characteristics of Gansu Cuisine
185 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Gansu hanzhou, Dunhuang, Special Food of the Ethnic Minor- ity Groups in Gansu
188 An Interesting Story of a Snack in Gansu

Inner Mongolian Cuisine
189 Formation and Characteristics of Inner Mongolian Cui- sine
190 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Inner Mongolia Hohhot and Baotou, Common Grassland Food of Inner Mongolia, Some Dishes of Other Ethnic Minority Groups in Inner Mongolia
194 An Interesting Story of a Mongolian Dish

Xinjiang Cuisine
195 Formation and Characteristics of Uygur Cuisine
196 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Xinjiang Urumqi, Some Dishes and Snacks of Other Ethnic Mi-nority Groups in Xinjiang
200 Several Special Dishes and Snacks
201 An Interesting Story of a Xinjiang Food

Nigxia Cuisine
202 Formation and Characteristics of Ningxia Cuisine
203 Famous Dishes and Snacks of Some Cities in Ningxia Yinchuan
205 An Interesting Story of a Famous Dish of Ningxia

Tibetan Cuisine
206 Formation and Characteristics of Tibetan Cuisine
207 Famous Dishes and Snacks in Tibet Lhasa, Special Local Snacks

Qinghai Cuisine
210 Formation and Characteristics of Qinghai Cuisine
211 Some Famous Dishes and Snacks of Qinghai

Taiwan Cuisine
214 Formation and Characteristics of Taiwan Cuisine
215 Various Schools of Cuisine in Taiwan Foreign Cuisine, Inland Cuisine, Taiwan Cuisine, Some Dishes of the Hakkas
216 Interesting Stories of Some Taiwan Dishes and Snacks

HongKong Cuisine
218 Formation and Characteristics of Hong Kong Cuisine
219 Famous Hong Kong Dishes and Snacks

Macao Cuisine
221 Formation and Characteristics of Macao Cuisine
222 Special Dishes and Snacks of Macao

Appendixes
224 Differences Between Chinese and Western Food
226 About Chinese Chopsticks
228 Diet Taboos of Some Ethnic Groups in China
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Interesting Stories of SomeDishes of Guongdeng Cuisine
Sister E Rice Powder Dumpling 娥姐粉蜾,one of many famous local snacks in Guangdong,has a history of over 100 years, and was namedafter Sister E. Legend has it that Sister E used tobe a servant of an official residence. She was verypretty, clever and deft, and good at preparingsnacks. One day when her master entertainedseveral honored guests, he asked Sister E to pre-pare some snacks for his guests. Soon afterwards,Sister E finished preparing rice powder dump-lings stuffed with pork, shrimps, dried mush-rooms and bamboo shoots. The dumplings wereso delicious that all the guests shouted: "Bravo !"Later a restaurant owner employed Sister E toprepare such snack for his customers. The ownerhad a glass shed built, asked Sister E to makedumplings in the shed, and named the snack "Sis-ter E Rice Powder Dumpling." When tasting thedelicious rice powder dumplings, customerscould also appreciate beautiful Sister E. The res-taurant did a good business.
Roast Suckling Pig with Crisp Skin 脆乳猪is a famous dish of Guangdong. The men-tion of Guangdong Cuisine always reminds manypeople of a famous local dish——Roast SucklingPig with Crisp Skin.

Preface
Many foreign tourists maintain that a journey to China mustinclude the following contents: visiting historical sites and sce-nic spots, tasting delicious Chinese dishes and snacks, andappreciating the 5,000-year-old splendid culture of the Chinesenation.
However, if a foreign friend who has no idea of Chinese culi-nary culture tries to taste typical delicious Chinese food, it willnot be easy, because China is very large and has many schoolsof Chinese cuisine. To help foreign tourists understand Chineseculinary culture, and give them a guide to delicious Chinesedishes and snacks, We decided to compile this book, titled Chi-nese Culinary Culture.
To help readers have a basic understanding of the dieteticcustoms and habits in different areas of China, as well as theformation of the characteristics of various schools of cuisine,this book gives a special introduction to the "formation anddevelopment of the different schools of Chinese cuisine."
Usually, when foreign tourists arrive at a place, they wouldlike to taste local delicacies. Therefore, this book introduces dif-ferent schools of Chinese cuisine according to the division ofadministrative districts, aiming to make the book easy to readand help tourists grasp the chance of tasting special local dishesand snacks. As a matter of fact, "cuisine" is formed under vari-ous conditions, such as the economy, geography, climate, prod-ucts and culture, and no province can decide by itself.
Chinese Culinary Culture
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