Join the Bald Chef as he explores the delicious and diverse foods of China. From spicy Szechuan dishes to Cantonese seafood, there’s a wide variety of flavors and styles to discover. Learn about classic dishes like Peking duck and Kung Pao chicken, and discover the joy of family-style dining. Don’t miss out on the chance to try Chinese food – the Bald Chef guarantees you won’t be disappointed!
Hello friends of the Bald Chef! Today I want to talk to you about the delicious and diverse foods of China.
China is a country with a long history and rich culture, and its food reflects this. From the spicy Szechuan dishes of the southwest to the Cantonese seafood of the southeast, there is a wide variety of flavors and styles to discover.
One of the most famous Chinese dishes is Peking duck. This dish is made by roasting a duck until the skin is crispy and the meat is tender. The duck is then served with thin pancakes, scallions, and a sweet bean sauce. This dish is typically served as an appetizer, but it’s so delicious that it’s easy to make a meal out of it!
Another classic Chinese dish is Kung Pao chicken. This dish is a spicy stir-fry made with chicken, peanuts, and vegetables. The dish is typically made with Szechuan peppercorns, which give it a unique numbing sensation on the tongue. If you like spicy food, Kung Pao chicken is definitely worth trying!
For those who prefer a milder flavor, a popular dish to try is Cantonese-style steamed fish. The fish is seasoned with ginger and scallions, and steamed to perfection. The result is a delicate and flavorful dish that is sure to please any palate.
One of the best things about Chinese food is that it is often served family-style, with a variety of dishes shared among the group. This allows you to try a little bit of everything and discover new favorites.
If you haven’t had the chance to try Chinese food yet, I highly recommend it. With so many flavors and styles to choose from, there’s something for everyone. And if you’re ever in China, be sure to try some of the local street foods – you won’t be disappointed!
Until next time, happy cooking!
The Bald Chef.