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Sharing the Beauty of China: Chinese Foods (English Edition)

Author:Liu Junru

Publication date:2018-08-01

ISBN:9787508540238

Language:English

Abstract:

There is a widespread saying about foods and drinks in China – “food is the first necessity of the people.” It shows the important place of “eating” in Chinese people’s life. Chinese people pay attention to eating and know how to eat. Foreigners who have been to China not only marvel at the nu...
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There is a widespread saying about foods and drinks in China – “food is the first necessity of the people.” It shows the important place of “eating” in Chinese people’s life. Chinese people pay attention to eating and know how to eat. Foreigners who have been to China not only marvel at the numerous types of Chinese local foods, but also admire the changeful tastes of Chinese dishes. Though dishes in various areas have different tastes, “good colors, smells and tastes” are pursued for all dishes. Chinese people set great store by enjoyment of good foods, demonstrating joyful and leisurely eating in all aspects of daily life and pursuing their own “art of eating.” This eating culture’s influence on the world’s diversified cultures is far beyond eating itself.

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  • Cover

    1
  • Titlepage

    2
  • Contents

    3
  • Author Introduction

    4
  • Foreword

    5
  • Origins of Foods

    6
  • Eating Utensils and Eating Systems

    7
  • Foods and Eating Customs

    8
  • Drinking Tea and Drinking Wine

    9
  • Delicacies and Health

    10
  • Eating around China

    11
  • Postscript: My Meal in a US Cafeteria

    12
  • Appendix: Chronological Table of the Chinese Dynasties

    13
  • Copyright

    14
  • Backcover

    15

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