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    Top 4 Foods From Eastern Europe To Fall in Love With

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    We’d like to invite you on a culinary journey beyond kefir and pancakes with caviar. In a spirit of clean eating these traditional dishes from Eastern Europe take a center stage. Some of the dishes might look a bit too adventurous at first. Fear not as they’re nutritious filled and

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    Chinese Secret Guide to Tea Drinking


     

    According to traditional Chinese medicine, people should drink tea based on different seasons. Today I’m going to share with you the Chinese secret guide to tea drinking!

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    How to Make Authentic Lo Mein Noodles in 5 Minutes

     

    In the previous episode, I showed you how to do Chinese American Lo Mein. Today, I’d like to show you how to do the authentic Cantonese Lo Mein. In Chinese, on the surface Lo Mein means to scoop the noodles out from water. But in Cantonese, it also means to mix noodles. It’s usually use egg noodles, accompanied by a bowl of soup on the side, and the person who eats it will mix everything together while eating them.

     

    A bag of thin wonton egg noodles
    3 tablespoons of oil
    A bunch of chopped scallions
    2 ounces of julienned Chinese broccoli
    2 ounces of halved shimeji mushrooms
    2 ounces of julienned chicken
    2 cups of chicken stock
    A tablespoon of oyster sauce
    1/2 of a teaspoon of soy sauce
    A pinch of salt
    A pinch of pepper
    A pinch of sugar
    A dash of sesame oil
    A teaspoon of corn starch mix with a tablespoon of water
    1/2 of a teaspoon of dark soy sauce

     

    In a small pan, heat up 3 tablespoons of oil, add a bunch of chopped scallions and wait until the aroma comes out. Put it in a sauce bowl and set aside.

     

    In a separated pot, boil water, and cook the noodles in a noodles drainer for 20 seconds. Next take out the drainer and rinse it with cold water (過冷河). Then boil it in the hot water for another 5 seconds, and rinse with cold water one more time. (We are doing this because we want to take out the bitter taste of lye water and also make the noodles bouncier.) Now place the noodles in a bowl.

     

    Then in the same pot, boil the julienned Chinese broccoli, and then serve it on the noodles. Then also boil the julienned chicken and the mushrooms.

     

    In a separated pot, boil 2 cups of chicken stock, then transfer the cooked chicken and cooked mushrooms in here. Season with a tablespoon of oyster sauce, 1/2 of a teaspoon of soy sauce, a pinch of salt, a pinch of pepper, a pinch of sugar, a dash of sesame oil. And stir well. Then slowly pour in the corn starch water and stir the pot in a circular motion. Lastly, mix in 1/2 of a teaspoon of dark soy sauce.

     

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    9 Must Eat Noodles Around the World

     

    Noodles are one of the common foods. You can find it in dishes everywhere from street vendors to 5 stars hotels. Today we are going to show you 9 different types of must eat noodles around the world!

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    How to Make Vegetable Spring Rolls Recipe

     

    Spring rolls are popular traditional Chinese snacks. Back in the days, people eat spring rolls on the Li Chun Day, which is at the beginning of spring. In order to pray for good health, and they call it “bite the spring.” Later spring rolls gradually become an everyday snack. Today let’s learn to make Vegetable Spring Rolls.

     

    10 spring roll wrappers
    2 tablespoons of oil
    2 ounces of julienned carrots
    2 ounces of julienned cabbages
    2 ounces of ounces of halved Shimeji mushrooms
    2 ounces of finely chopped wood ear mushrooms
    2 ounces of julienned snow peas
    2 tablespoons of oyster sauce
    1 teaspoon of soy sauce
    A pinch of salt
    A pinch of pepper
    A pinch of sugar
    A dash of sesame oil
    2 ounces of chopped glass noodles
    1 teaspoon of cornstarch water mix with 1 tablespoon of water
    2 tablespoons of water mix with 3 tablespoons of water

     

    For the preparation, soak wood ear mushroom in water overnight, then finely chopped. Also, soak glass noodles in hot water for about 30 minutes.

     

    Then in a hot pan, add 2 tablespoons of oil, 2 ounces of julienned carrots, 2 ounces of julienned cabbages, 2 ounces of ounces of halved Shimeji mushrooms, 2 ounces of finely chopped wood ear mushrooms, 2 ounces of julienned snow peas, and stir them until the aroma comes out. Then add 2 tablespoons of oyster sauce, 1 teaspoon of soy sauce, a pinch of salt, a pinch of pepper, a pinch of sugar, and a dash of sesame oil. Mix well. Now add 2 ounces of chopped glass noodles and stir fry until combine. Lastly add 1 teaspoon of cornstarch water mix with 1 tablespoon of water (the corn starch water is going to seal the flavor and the juice of the vegetable inside, so it won’t be watery while wrapping the spring rolls). Let it cool.

     

    To make some glue, in a small bowl, add 2 tablespoons of flour and mix with 3 tablespoons of water.

     

    Lay the wrap out flat like a diamond. Place 2 tablespoons of room temperature filling on the spring roll wrapper, about 2 inches above the bottom corner of the wrapper. Tightly roll the wrapper and filling half-way. Fold the left edge over right up against the edge of the filling, then fold the right edge over. It almost looks like an open envelope. Fold it up again, and seal with the flour mixture. Leave no space or air pockets. Cover all the spring rolls with plastic wrap to prevent drying out. They dry out easily. And finish the rest.

     

    Pour about 2″ of vegetable oil into a heavy bottomed pot and heat to 350F. (Tip: to test and see if the oil is ready: throw in a tiny piece of wrapper in the pot, and if the piece flew right up and has little bubbles all around it, then it’s ready.) Fry the spring rolls a few at a time. Turn them over frequently so that they brown evenly. When they reach an even golden brown color, transfer the spring rolls on a paper towel and allow them to drain. Repeat with the rest of the spring rolls.

     

     

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    8 Chinese Beauty Foods That’ll Make You Look Stunning

     

    Have you ever looked at Chinese and think that they look so much younger than their age? Today we are going to reveal 8 Chinese foods and after eating them, you will look younger and more beautiful too!

     

    1. Goji is rich in carotene, vitamin A, B1, B2, C and calcium and iron. It can increase the skin’s ability to absorb nutrients. It has anti-aging, aniti-wrinkle, and whitening’s capabilities.

     

    2. Red Dates have lots of Vitamin A, B1, B2, protein, calcium, and iron. They help to replenish blood and therefore have a beautiful glowing skin. There’s a saying in Chinese, “一日食仨棗,百歲不顯老”。 It means that if you eat 3 red dates a day, even when you turn 100 years old, you will still look pretty young.

     

    3. White wood ear mushroom have lots of protein, 16 types of amino acids, vitamin B complex, calcium, and collagen. They can effectively nourish the skin. They also have a healing effect on an uneven tone skin and help to improve freckles and dark spots.

     

    4. Chinese pearl barley is rich in protein and vitamin E. When you eat it regularly you will have a radiant skin. It also helps to reduce acne, dark spots, and swelling.

     

    5. Ginseng is like a treasure trove of nutrition. It’s rich in vitamins A, E, B2, niacin, calcium, iron. It’s effective in anti-aging and smooth out wrinkles. It also helps to promote blood circulation and speed up metabolism.

     

    6. Black rice contains protein, vitamin B complex, vitamin E, calcium, iron, and other nutrients. It has anti-aging effects.

     

    7. Bird’s nest contains 22 types of amino acids, calcium, phosphorus, iron, sodium, and potassium. It has a powerful anti-oxidant effect. It accelerates cell metabolism, brighten the skin, and eliminate dark spots.

     

    8. Sea Cucumber is rich in protein, minerals, and vitamins. It has more than 50 types of active substances. It helps to regenerate new cells and delay the aging process.

     

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    7 Cool Ways to Wrap Wonton

     

    I’d like to present you the 7 ways on how to wrap wonton today!

     

    1. Rectangle Wonton
    2. Rectangle Ingot Wonton
    3. Triangle Wonton
    4. Triangle Ingot Wonton
    5. Envelop Wonton
    6. Ravioli Wonton
    7. Pocket Wonton

     

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