THE MOUTHWATERING HARMONY OF...CHINESE CUISINE
Chinese cooking is as much an art as it is a means of nourishment, with presentation, flair and entertainment as much a part of the meal as the food itself. No wonder the world has fallen in love with its flavours and traditions. The taste of Chinese food is traditionally balanced into five key categories — salty, spicy, sour, sweet and bitter — that come together to create a delicious harmony of flavours.
TASTE OF CHINA
The role of rice is very important in China — particularly as a major food staple for people from rice farming areas in Southern China, who turn these fluffy white grains into congee (a type of rice pudding) for breakfast.
DID YOU KNOW?
When visiting a friend in China you’ll certainly be served a pot of tea — as their national beverage it’s an essential part of being a good host.
In China, the roundness of the full moon means ‘togetherness’ and is very special. During the Mid-Autumn Festival the harvest moon is at its fullest which is cause for celebration!
THE SIGNATURE FLAVOUR OF THE CHINESE CUISINE
Dark & light soy sauce
Soy sauce is must-have for Chinese cooking, giving it that distinct savoury Umami flavour, but which is best for what? Light Soy is a great all-rounder that tastes saltier, but doesn’t colour your food too heavily, while Dark Soy tends to be thicker, coating your dish in a deliciously rich colour and flavour.
CHINESE RICE DISHES
One-pot Black Bean Chicken Rice
Start your Chinese New Year with a bang! Try our one-pot dish bursting with flavours, perfect for lunch or dinner. -Author: @thatfoodiejess
WHICH RICE FOR CHINESE CUISINE?
Each variety brings something different so choosing the right type of rice for your dish is important. Your meals deserve the best, so let’s take it to the next level and create authentic plates that impress.
Long grain rice is the perfect blank canvas to bring out the world of Chinese flavours. Our versatile Long Grain rice is known for its clean, fresh taste and is the ideal side for delicious dishes.Explore rice for Chinese cuisines
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