Chinese Customs and Wisdoms

Chinese Customs and Wisdoms 3.3

This book is a real guide for all those interested in China customs and traditions. The author tells about ancient traditions of this mysterious country, its history and modern days, about everyday life, family, holidays, cuisine and philosophy behind every famous dish.

3. Everlasting Feast

3.3. What Do Real Revolutionaries Eat?

Sichuan Cuisine; main ingredients; Mao Zedong: “Those who do not eat spice food cannot be real revolutionary”; methods of cooking; dishes made of tofu.

Chinese Customs and Wisdoms 3.4

This book is a real guide for all those interested in China customs and traditions. The author tells about ancient traditions of this mysterious country, its history and modern days, about everyday life, family, holidays, cuisine and philosophy behind every famous dish.

3. Everlasting Feast

4.4. Drink Tea and Fly like an Eagle

China is a tea home country; tea history; five kinds of Chinese tea; many sorts of tea and their price; importance of tea for Chinese; national legacy; how to make tea Chinese style.

Chinese Customs and Wisdoms 3.5

This book is a real guide for all those interested in China customs and traditions. The author tells about ancient traditions of this mysterious country, its history and modern days, about everyday life, family, holidays, cuisine and philosophy behind every famous dish.

3. Everlasting Feast

3.5. Land of Wine and Poets

History of wine production in China; home country for brandy; local classification for strong spirits; Maotai wine; ergotou is the ordinary people’s drink; medicinal wines; special significance of wine in rituals.

Chinese Customs and Wisdoms 3.6

This book is a real guide for all those interested in China customs and traditions. The author tells about ancient traditions of this mysterious country, its history and modern days, about everyday life, family, holidays, cuisine and philosophy behind every famous dish.

3. Everlasting Feast

3.6. Dinner Fit for an Emperor

About the most luxury banquet in Chinese history – held in 1791 for the Emperor Qianlong’s 80th anniversary; history of Manchu-Han banquet; etiquette rules Chinese style.

Chinese Customs and Wisdoms 3.7

This book is a real guide for all those interested in China customs and traditions. The author tells about ancient traditions of this mysterious country, its history and modern days, about everyday life, family, holidays, cuisine and philosophy behind every famous dish.

3. Everlasting Feast

3.7. Red Lanterns’ Streets – Chinese Style

Chinese restaurants; catering industry; specifically Chinese problem – people order too many dishes; food alley at Wangfujing Street in Beijing; tea houses; distinctions between Europe and China – even burgers in McDonalds have different taste.