Chinese Food Essays

  • Chinese Food: Potstickers

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    Chinese Food: Potstickers I was flipping through the “Food” section of the San Francisco Chronicle on Wednesday, November 5th, 2003, and came across an enormous picture of a potsticker. The article about “Potstickers” caught my attention. I thought, so what? Is there really a history behind the famous dumpling? Surprisingly, yes. The article began with an introduction of how Amy Tan, the famous author of The Joy Luck Club, makes potstickers with her sisters in remembrance of their mother. They

  • Chinese Food In Chinese Food

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    Beyond the spring rolls and fried rice, Chinese food offers genuine ancient dishes whose flavors and textures never disappoint. In most cases, one thing has nothing to do with the other. They are totally different worlds. Below are ten authentic Chinese foods. 1. Zongzi Rice could not miss in Chinese food. Yes, forget the version three delights, there are many other recipes that include rice in a more flavorful and authentic way. An example is Zongzi, popular triangle glutinous rice stuffed with

  • Inauthentic Chinese Food

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    Inauthentic Chinese Food in the United States During the 19th century, a large group of Chinese immigrants moved into the United States. At the same time, a lot of Chinese immigrants decided to start their own business, such as restaurants and laundry stores. Chinese immigrants wanted to serve original Chinese food due to various reasons including social, cultural and economic effects. Chinese foods became inauthentic. It means Chinese foods of the American style lack authenticity. Social, cultural

  • Importance Of Chinese Food

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    CHINESE CUISINE “There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” - George Bernard Shaw Food is a major part of every Chinese person. Their food symbolizes harmony and close relationships with family. One of the main elements of Chinese food is its freshness. The Chinese undertake the task of going to a store everyday with the intention buying fresh food. Chinese people concentrate more on the food’s texture, flavour, colour and aroma rather than on its nutrition value. (Lin, 2000). Chinese meal

  • Essay On Chinese Food

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    and experience food they 've never tasted. Sometimes your own ethnic food and taste can seem boring to you at a certain amount of time. When that happens, it 's the time to actually go out there and find an ethnic food that catches your attention. One of the most popular ethnic foods in America is a Chinese cuisine. People are so blindly in love with it, they can 't seem to notice that the tradition Chinese food isn 't the authentic food as it is in China. As compared to American food that goes overseas

  • Chinese Food Culture Essay

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    one of the oldest cultures is the Chinese culture. China has a known history of over 4000 years and has been through more than 15 dynasties. Due to its broad history and an isolated natural geography, it has accumulated a rich culture with its own unique characteristics different from others. Among its culture, food takes a huge part of it. Going through the history, Chinese food has evolved from basic cooking to a very complex part of the Chinese culture. (Chinese History, 2005) China covers a vast

  • Chinese Food Essay

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    cuisine, losing the major component that makes the food unique to a culture or country. This is especially true to the Chinese food found in New York. However, there is a misconception, when New Yorkers mentions Chinese food, they usually refer to Cantonese cuisines. As Cantonese cuisines is adapted to the match New

  • Chinese Food Essay

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    Eating Out: The success of Mexican, Italian and Chinese food in America. The success of a particular ethnic food in the US is part of the very important identity of the multi-national population, and is closely connected to the idea of the melting pot. This success can be attributed to many aspects, from the ingredients in which the cuisine rely on to the presence of people native to the particular culture in an area. Further, the success of an ethic food can be due to the quantity of immigrants in

  • Chinese Food Vs American Food Essay

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    is the type of cuisine that they serve. One of the best ways to gain an understanding of a country’s culture is through their food. While some people would deem other aspects of a culture as more important, it is a feature easiest to explain and relate to. A distinguishing fact is that food is both physical and mental in that its creation takes dedication and effort; food is able to create emotions given the proper setting. As cooking traditions evolved throughout the years, to fit people’s ever

  • The Importance Of Chinese Food In China

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    CHINESE CUISINE: FINAL WRITE-UP China is famous for its food, its famous in all parts of the world. However, in most of the places, the way Chinese food is cooked, the ingredients used while cooking etc., have been changed to increase its productivity, especially in UK. The best part about it is that, Chinese always use fresh food while cooking, be it vegetables, fruits, sea food or meat, they hardly eat canned or frozen items. The Chinese are more concerned about its food’s flavour, colour, texture

  • Essay On Authenticity In Chinese Food

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    Elizabeth Spencer English 812 14 March 2016 Authenticity In the discussion of authenticity on ethnic food, is a controversial issue has been debate worldwide. On the one hand, a group of scholar argues it is authentic. On the other hand, a group of intellectual contents it is a lack of authenticity. Others even maintain quiet. My own view is that the new cuisine is called Americanized Chinese food is a lack of authenticity because the definition of authenticity means being genuine and not corrupted

  • Essay About Chinese Food

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    world of Chinese food. The Chinese have been cooking for thousands millenia. Most all their meals are homemade and have distinct flavors. A big ingredient in China is rice. People have been farming rice for 3,000 to 4,000 years. Rice is used in almost all foods and that is why you can grow rice almost anywhere in china. Their is so much information and history on Chinese food it is amazing and very interesting. Although, some people may say that American food is better than Chinese food they are

  • Irvine Chinese Food: A Demonstration Of Cultural Pluralism

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    Irvine Chinese Food: A Demonstration of Cultural Pluralism America was known as the Melting Pot; people from all over the world brought their culture, custom and cuisine, which changed over years and become something different. However, compare to other places in America, the City of Irvine is more vibrant and pluralistic; here people from different cultural groups preserve their own culture and custom. In Irvine, we can taste cuisines from different regions in the world, which include Chinese Cuisine

  • Yummy Food at P.F. Changs and Pei Wei Chinese Resturants

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    at two different Chinese restaurant with the same delicious mouth watering food, I have came to realize that there are many contributing factors that makes each of these restaurants different in their own ways. In determining which restaurant is the best for you, there are some major factors that can alter your decision as we take into consideration the pros and cons of each based on your personal necessity. Many people who eat out would really consider things such as if the food tastes good, the

  • Stereotypes Of Food In Chinese Food

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    notice about other cultures is their food. Some types of food are common amongst other cultures, so most people tend to classify that food with the culture it is most common in. Like white rice is Chinese food or sushi is Japanese food. Classifying certain foods as a part of other cultures isn’t a bad thing. It is a bad thing when negative connotations are added to it. That is called stereotyping. An example of stereotyping is when a person sees a certain type of food and thinks negative thoughts about

  • The Importance Of Chinese Food

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    One of my favorite foods is Chinese food. Chinese food has to be one of the best foods that was ever created. There 's not one thing I dislike about Chinese, because it is amazingly delicious. I eat Chinese food at least 3 or 4 times a week, and I probably shouldn 't, because it 's unhealthy, but I can 't help it. Everyone always ask me do I ever get tired of eating Chinese, and the answer is always no! There’s so many choices not just fried rice, and I think that 's the main thing people think

  • My Memories Of Chinese Food

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    The first time I tried Chinese food, I was 16 years old. My Jewish friends from high school were astounded that I’d never had Chinese food, because they’d grown up eating it. Not to mention the fact that we lived in a large and diverse suburb of Atlanta with more than enough Chinese restaurants at our fingertips. After their initial shock at my culinary naïveté, my friends Sandi and Lauren took me to dinner at my very first Chinese restaurant, and their local favorite, Tientsin II. My memories of

  • The Quest

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    Feeling quite tired and hungry, my friend and I entered the food court of the Everett Mall. Looking around, I decided that I was going to get some Chinese food. I turned to my friend and told him, he said that he would too. We then made our way over to the Chinese food counter. Upon arriving, I realized a possible problem; we only had Canadian money. I walked up to the woman at the counter, and asked her if they accepted Canadian money there. "No, sorry, we only accept American money," she

  • Carowinds Versus the Pavilion

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    then pull a ripcord that plunges you into a 50-feet free fall at 60 m.p.h. The atmosphere of Carowinds is very live and exciting. While you walk through the park, you can hear miles and miles of laughter, music, and screams. The intense smell of Chinese food, barbecue, French fries, and funnel cake just makes your hunger crave for it and your mouth water. From my experiences, it is always sunny and cool. By the sun being so bright, it brought out the ambiance of the entire park by showing the bright

  • Human Nature in Bartholomae and Petrosky's Our Time, Theft, and Music of the Swamp

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    nature is what the writers of Our Time, Theft, and Music of the Swamp, three excerpts from the anthology Ways of Reading edited by David Bartholomae and Anthony Petrosky, often read in English courses, are trying to explore. My personal story, Chinese Food Can Save Your Life, written for my English composition course is also an example of this exploration. The human nature in these stories is to blame other people, places, or situations for failures and general unhappiness. Most readers can probably