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Category: China

Yunnan Palooda Dessert Recipe
China

Yunnan “Palooda” Dessert Recipe

Our coconutty Yunnan Palooda Dessert Recipe may not seem very “Chinese,” but that’s because it has a long history! Originally from Persia, these flavors made their way through India before eventually making its way to Yunnan, China.

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Yunnan Ghost Chicken Recipe
China

Yunnan Ghost Chicken Recipe

Many Yunnan dishes are influenced by SE Asian flavors. Our Yunnan Ghost Chicken Recipe, known locally as guǐ jī, is no exception. Cilantro, mint, and birds eye chilies bring tons of flavor to this tasty salad.

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Yunnan Clay Pot Rice Noodle Recipe
China

Yunnan Clay Pot Rice Noodles Recipe

Straight from our Yunnan cooking class, this Yunnan Clay Pot Rice Noodles Recipe (Yúnnán xiǎo guō mǐxiàn) is prepared in a small clay pot and full of flavor from fermented soybean paste and pickled cabbage.

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China

Made in China: Foodie Shopping Guide

Are you looking for the perfect holiday gift for the foodie in your life? Take a look at our favorite locally made food items in China and add them to your holiday shopping list for the foodies in your life!

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Beijing Food Tours Pancake About
Beijing

Best Local Beijing Restaurants

From Peking duck to the humble dumpling, we have compiled a few of our favorite foreigner-friendly local restaurants in Beijing. Criteria for this list means they have menus with English and/or photos and serve authentic and stupid-delicious fare. This is your meal itinerary if you’re traveling through Beijing. Don’t just pick one, try them all.

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China

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Baijiu in China

Typically made from sorghum, Baijiu (pronounced bye-joe) is the number one selling alcohol in the world, and by a long shot. Around the world each year, more baijiu is sold than whiskey, vodka, gin, tequila, and rum, combined. And yet, it remains virtually unknown outside of Chinese drinking culture.

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Best Hotels in Xian
China

Best Hotels in Xian, China

No need to stress about where to stay in Xi’an; we’ve done the work for you! A lot of Xian’s top-rated hotels online are far from the city center, most of our selections below are in a great location and centrally located. We have guests staying in the city every night, so here is a list of their favorite Xian Hotels and places to stay – all of which we recommend and are especially great for foodies.

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