Is chinese food your favorite cuisine ?
Okay! If not favorite, there is hardly anyone out there who does not enjoy eating Chinese. Get reviews on the best chinese food around, one of the most tempting cuisines. Quick! Go eat some really good chinese dishes or simply order chinese home.
Some Interesting Facts On Chinese Food (Indo-Chinese)
- No doubt chinese food is one of the most popular foreign cuisine in our county. And it is loved so much by us that most of the restaurants and dhaba’s have a separate section in the menu dedicated just for it.
- Known as Indian Chinese cuisine or Indo-Chinese cuisine, it has also made a place in most popular street food/fast food in India.
- Did you know? It was developed by the ethnic Chinese community of Kolkata over the course of a century, the small Chinese community from the Hakka region that settled in Kolkata in the late 19th century.
- And before you knew it, this version of “Chinese” food had tickled the taste buds of people all over India adopting it in their own way, from Chinese Bhel to Chinese Idli, spring rolls in canteens to momos on the streets.
- Just how Indian food varies from one region to the next, Chinese food is diversified as well. While Cantonese cuisine is sweet, Sichuan is spicy and Shangdong is crispy and tangy.
- The Chinese use ingredients like chow sum, bok choy, watercress, Sichuan pepper, tofu and more in their food. Whereas capsicum, cabbage, carrots, baby corn, black pepper corn, vinegar and soya sauce are used in Indian Chinese food. These doused with sauces like Oyster, Szechwan, Black Bean, Hoisin, Sweet and Sour and likewise.
- The most common culinary styles in Indian Chinese include Szechwan which is a fiery red sauce and Manchurian which is a sweet and salty brown sauce. And with its fiery flavours, Indian Chinese cuisine is now taking the world by storm.
- Also these are some of the most loved and preferred dishes of Indo-Chinese cuisine Chilli Chicken, Manchurian, Chowmein/ noodles/ hakka noodles, Manchow Soup, Spring Rolls, Fried rice.
So if you haven’t tried any of it yet, don’t wait!!!!
Did You Know ?
- In the vast land of China, there are eating habits of ‘South-Sweet, North-Salty, East-Hot and West-Sour’ according to the different tastes of the people.
- A Chinese meal is consisted of two parts: staple food, normally made of rice, noodles or steamed buns, and ts’ai (“Cai”, supplementing dish complementing the former and making it palatable), vegetable and meat dishes. (This is different from Western meals, which take meat or animal protein as main dish).
- The primary eating utensils are chopsticks (for solid foods) and ceramic spoon (for soups and congees).
- In a Chinese meal, everyone will have their own rice bowl; however, the accompanying dishes will be served in communal plates and shared by all people.