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Chinese Cuisine


Hunan cuisine is well known for its hot spicy flavor, fresh aroma and deep color. ... and chili peppers, as well as the unique flavour of the Sichuan peppercorn (??) ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Chinese Cuisine

  • Chinese Cuisine???

Chinese Culinary Culture
  • China has a civilized history of 5,000 years and
    Chinese cuisine has evolved over time. Its
    culinary techniques, preparation, serving and
    appreciation of food have been developed to the
    highest level. Cooking has occupied an important
    position in Chinese culture throughout its
    history. Chinese culture considers cooking an art
    and a science.

Chinese Culinary Culture ?????
  • Rich and poor, the Chinese people consider
    that delicious and nutritious food is a basic
    necessity. There is an old Chinese saying Food
    is the first necessity of the people.

Chinese Culinary Culture Influence of
Confucianism Taoism
  • The two dominant philosophies of Chinese culture
    both had extreme influences on the political and
    economic history of the country but it is less
    well known that they also influenced the
    development of the culinary arts.

Influence of Confucianism live to eat
  • Confucius emphasized the artistic and social
    aspects of cookery and eating. The Chinese dont
    gather together without involving food - it is
    considered to be poor etiquette to invite friends
    to your home without providing appropriate food.

Influence of Taoismeat to live
  • On the other hand, Tao encouraged research into
    the nourishment aspects of food and cookery.
    Rather than concentrating on taste and
    appearance, Taoists were concerned with the
    nourishment of the body, prevention of disease
    and the search for longevity.

Cantonese Cuisine ??
  • Cantonese (Yue) cuisine comes from Guangdong in
    southern China. Of all the regional varieties of
    Chinese cuisine, Cantonese is renowned both
    inside and outside China. Its prominence outside
    China is due to its palatability to Westerners
    and the great numbers of early emigrants from
    Guangdong. In China, too, it enjoys great
    prestige among the eight great traditions of
    Chinese cuisine, and Cantonese chefs are highly
    sought after throughout the country.

White boiled shrimp???
  • White boiled shrimp is a variety of night dish in
    Cantonese cuisine. The dish is made with shrimp
    in boiling (?) hot water, and served with the
    shells. The shrimp is then eaten with soy sauce.
    When finished, people wash their hands in a bowl
    of warm tea and lemon.

Hunan cuisine ???,??
  • Hunan cuisine consists of the cuisines of the
    Xiang River region, Dongting Lake and western
    Hunan Province, in China.
  • Hunan cuisine is well known for its hot spicy
    flavor, fresh aroma and deep color. Common
    cooking techniques include stewing, frying,
    pot-roasting, braising, and smoking.

Chairman Mao's Red-Braised Pork ?????
A dish in memory of Chairman Mao. The sweet,
aromatic chunks of meat are irresistible
Szechuan cuisine ???,??
  • Szechuan cuisine, is a style of Chinese cuisine
    originating in Sichuan Province of southwestern
    China famed for bold flavors, particularly the
    pungency and spiciness resulting from liberal use
    of garlic and chili peppers, as well as the
    unique flavour of the Sichuan peppercorn (??).
    Peanuts are also a prominent ingredient in
    Szechuan cooking.

Kung Pao chicken ????
  • Kung Pao chicken is a classic dish in Szechuan
    cuisine, The dish is named after Ding Baozhen
    (18201886), a late Qing Dynasty official. Born
    in Guizhou, Ding served as head of Shandong
    province and later as governor of Sichuan
    province. His title was Gong Bao (??), or
    palatial guardian. The name "Kung Pao" chicken is
    derived from this title.

Fujian cuisine?? , ???
  • Key ingreidenit
  • Fermented fish sauce,
  • known locally as shrimp oil
  • (??) is derived from fish
  • that have been allowed to
  • ferment.

Fermented fish sauce ??/ ??