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Chinese Cuisine & Culture

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Transcript of Chinese Cuisine & Culture

Chinese Cuisine & Culture
by Ms. Shih

design by Dóri Sirály for Prezi
: Students will be able to identify the eight major Chinese cuisines and their geographical locations in China.
Chinese Cuisine
This lecture will address:

CA World Language Content Standards:

2.0 Students acquire information, recognize distinctive viewpoints, and further their knowledge of other disciplines.

2.1 Students address topics related to self and the immediate environment, including:
I. Cuisine and recipes
Discuss with your partners or within your group, what are your family traditions or traditions that you celebrate in your country. Why are these traditions important to you? How does these traditions been pass down from generation to generation?
Discussion Questions
As a famous archaeologist Chang said: " Few other culture like Chinese culture as food-oriented, and this orientation seems to be as old as Chinese culture."
Chinese provinces
Discussion Question:
What are the eight major Chinese regional foods?
What are your experience of eating Chinese foods?
Why is it important to learn about Chinese Cuisine?
Important Quote
"..every nation, every country has its own traditions, traditions brings a deep sense of human spirit is the root of our precious spiritual wealth."
" Chinese food is both substance and culture, it is emotional, moral, aesthetic, and psychological.
In Chinese culture, food has long gone beyond the level of physiological needs to feed their families, but contain complex cultural significance.
szechuan cuisine 四川菜

Most Szechuan dishes are spicy, from liberal use of garlic and chili peppers, as well as the unique flavor of the Sichuan pepper. Szechuan cuisine is composed of seven basic flavours: sour, pungent, hot, sweet, bitter, aromatic, and salty.
Kung Pao Chicken
Mapo Tofu
Which Chinese Cuisine are mostly spicy?
Which Chinese cuisine is the most widely recognized Chinese food?
Guandong Cuisine - 廣東菜

Cantones cuisine comes from Guangdong province. Due to great numbers of early emigrants from Guangdong, when Westerners speak of Chinese food, they usually refer to Cantonese cuisine.
Sweet and sour Pork 咕魯肉
Dim Sum
Which Chinese cuisine is characterised as soft but not mushy?
Jiangsu cuisine

It is one of the most popular, prestigious and influential Chinese regional cuisine
Braised spare ribs 紅燒排骨
Which Chinese cuisine is characterised by seafood dishes with light tastes?
Which Chinese cuisine is know for its particular emphasis on umami taste?
Fujian-style cuisine

is known to be light but flavourful, soft, and tender, with particular emphasis on umami.
Budda Jumps Over the Wall
which Chinese cuisine use the greatest source of seafood as well as poultry and livestock?
zheijang Cuisine 浙江菜
Zhejiang - style food is not greasy but has a fresh and soft flavour with a mellow fragrance. It uses seafood, poultry, as well as livestock.
Dongpo Pork
Which Chinese cuisine is well known for its hot spicy flavour, fresh aroma and deep colour?
Hunan Cuisine 湖南菜
Know for its liberal use of chili peppers, shallots and garlic and its menu changes with the seasons
Stinky tofu 臭豆腐
Which Chinese cuisine is known for its use of wild herbs?
Anhui Cuisine 安徽菜
It is known for its use of wild herbs, from both the land and the sea, and simple methods of preparation
Sanhe Shrimp Paste 三河蝦糊
Shandong cuisine 山東菜
Shandong, a northern coastal province of China, is characterised by seafood dishes with light tastes and the use of brewing vinegars
Braised sea cumbers 紅燒海蔘
" A Bite of China "
" TV media rituals and cultural communication" by National Social Science Fund Project Art
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