Tag: China

Here is another mushroom that most of us may not have heard of: Cordyceps mushrooms (also known as caterpillar fungus) are a fungus typically found in the ...

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Now before you freak out, let me tell you that Snow Fungus (白木耳 or 银耳) is definitely edible! In fact, it was traditionally used in Traditional Chinese Medicine ...

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Throughout history, spices have been used for religious ceremonies, cultural gatherings and for seasoning food to add that extra flavour. Growing up in a ...

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Tofu is a soy-based food product and a staple for those following a vegan diet. In a similar way to cheese, it is made through the curdling, pressing and ...

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If you’re a fan of nut butters, you’re going to want to stay right here and get the latest on the unique NAKED nut butter company, from China! We experienced ...

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As a British female who happened to choose a life working in China for the past 3 years, I can proudly say that China has become like a second home to me and ...

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Jonathan Chang is a licensed Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) doctor in Beijing, China. He studied under the renown late Doctor Wang Ju-Yi of Beijing, who, ...

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Lotus seeds or lotus nuts come from the Nelumbo nucifera, a herbaceous perennial species of plant. They are also known as 'makhana' in India. Lotus flowers, ...

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Monk fruit or luo han guo (Siraitia grosvenorii) is a small green melon native to Southern China and Northern Thailand. It was apparently used by 13th-century ...

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Seitan (pronounced, “say-tan”) is a high protein food, usually made from wheat flour, spelt flour, khorasan wheat or gluten. It's made by washing flour dough ...

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White tea - what is it? It might sound like a milky cup of English Breakfast, but White Tea is actually a particular strain of green tea made from the Camellia ...

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Miso (みそ or 味噌) is a traditional Japanese and Chinese fermented ingredient that has been used for centuries. Its paste is made by fermenting soybeans with ...

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Astragalus has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for a long time and is generally considered as a tonic and reinforce your 'Qi' (pron: 'chi', ...

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Oolong (in Chinese: 烏龍) tea originally came from the Chinese name (烏龍茶) which means "black dragon tea" and is a traditional Chinese tea (from the Camellia ...

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Turkey tail mushrooms, named for their colourful, autumn-­‐like striped caps, are as healthful as they are aesthetically lovely. These little fungi have myriad ...

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