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Five staple Chinese foods that you can rely on during your time TEFL teaching in China

6 Incredible Chinese Foods to Try

Travelling to China is a wonderful opportunity, and while you’re there, why not immerse yourself within the culture by trying some foods they have to offer. Here are 6 foods we recommend you try! Ma Po Tofu A powerfully spicy and pungent dish, mapo tofu is one of the top ten famous Chinese dishes and one of the most famous in all Chuan cuisine. The tofu is cooked in a spicy, oily chili and bean based sauce which gives it a striking aroma. Gong Bao Chicken A classic Sichuan cuisine made with chicken, peanuts, chili peppers and vegetables, characterised with…

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Christmas dinner, A Chinese Christmas Special

In the spirit of the festive season i thought that it would be interesting to see a Western Christmas dinner to cook Chinese style. That’s exactly what we did!   Picture of the bits that we left out of the roast Mashed potato, vegetables and a roast chicken, ate on paper plates and eaten with chopsticks. This was my first Christmas dinner in China and was a crazy fusion of Western tradition with an Eastern mix. After the dinner we cooked between us we went to a club and finished the night in style. Not a bad way to celebrate…

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