After retiring from his office job, Li Cong opened a restaurant that serves traditional Shanghainese fare that few others still make. His most popular items include fermented bean curd, also known as “Chinese cheese,” fresh scallops, and fish liver. But what makes Shanghainese cuisine unique? Chef Li shares the philosophy… Continue Reading Shanghainese Dishes, Classic But Quirky (Chef’s Plate Ep. 12)

When it comes to Chinese food, eight regional cuisines make up the essence of almost all of its styles and flavors. These regional cuisines are different from province to province. Today we will go to 4 different households to experience 4 different gourmet cuisines – Cantonese, Hunan, Jiangsu and Zhejiang.… Continue Reading PREMIERE! The Top 8 Chinese Regional Cuisines Part 1 | EP23 Open China

Last time, we went to 4 different households and experienced 4 different gourmet regional cuisines out of the 8, which are Cantonese, Hunan, Jiangsu and Zhejiang. Today, we will take you to another 4 households to show you Shandong, Fujian, Szechuan and Anhui cuisines. Who’s ready to get ‘em all?… Continue Reading The Top 8 Chinese Regional Cuisines Part 2 | EP25 Open China

In this lesson, we give you an introduction the 8 main types of Chinese cuisine found around China. Collectively they are known as 八大菜系 Bādà càixì New to Skritter? Get 10% off when you sign up: The most praised “Four Major Cuisines” are Chuan, Lu, Yue and Huaiyang, representing… Continue Reading China's 8 Great Cuisines – Skritter Chinese