Chinese Food Customs And Culture

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Chinese Food Customs and Culture Although there are no reliable written sources to document early era’s of Chinese history. In October 2005, the oldest noodles yet discovered were located at the Lajia site near the upper reaches of the Yellow River in Qinghai. This Chinese site has been associated with Oijia culture for 1000s of years. The noodles were over 4000 years old and were made from foxtail and broomcorn millet. Throughout history, there have been many different types of Chinese food and different types of ways that they eat their food. The research information that I have gathered shows relation to the story, “Fish Cheeks” that relates to types of food. There are many different types of Chinese food customs and etiquette in Chinese dining. To begin China is an extremely large country, and the customs and traditions of its people vary by geography and ethnicity. Rice is an important food source: “Rice is not only a major food source in China; it is also a major element that helped grow their society”(“LiveScience”). They don’t consume a lot of meat; they occasionally consume pork or chicken. It is said that Tofu is the main source of protein for the Chinese. The most praised Four Major Cuisines: “Chaun, Lu, Yue, and Huaiyang, which represent the West, North, South, and East China cuisine”(“Wikipedia”). Color, smell and taste are the three traditional aspects used to describe Chinese food, as well as the meaning, appearance and nutrition of the food. It is
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