Chinese recipes for cooking are some of the most
interesting and delicious types you can find.
From your standard stir fry to more exotic dishes with
shrimp or duck, Chinese recipes are sure to be a big
hit at your dinner table or any type of get together.
There are thousands of Chinese recipes out there you
can find in cookbooks, on television, or on the
Chinese recipes are often handed down throughout the
generations and some have origins that date back
thousands of years. Granted, there wasn't near the
technology we have today with electric woks, rice
cookers, and deep fryers but the recipes remain
Chinese recipes have a very rich history and cultural
heritage but many were created by the lower class who
worked very hard and needed to have a good meal. This
is why so many Chinese recipes revolve around China's
main food staple. Rice.
Rice is a very important part of Chinese recipes. Not
just for it's filling properties but because the
climate in China is perfect for rice.
It grows fairly fast and has a high yield making it
the perfect food to accompany a meat or seafood dish.
By adding rice, a meal for two can easily become a
meal for five. This is accomplished in the same way by
using another staple of Chinese food which is noodles.
Chinese recipes vary from being easy to taking hours
upon hours to prepare. If you are not used to Chinese
cooking, you may need to buy some new cookware that is
suitable for what you will be making.
A wok is very handy for stir fry and deep fried dishes
and is a lot less messy than your standard frying pan.
With a little trial and error, you can make many
different Chinese recipes a fun new addition to your