A number of dishes have been part of Cantonese cuisine since the earliest territorial establishments of Guangdong. While many of these are on the menus of typical Cantonese restaurants, some simpler ones are more commonly found in Chinese homes. Home-made Cantonese dishes are usually served with plain white rice. Chinese steamed eggs Chinese steamed eggs… Continue reading Cantonese Traditional Dishes Part 1
Canton, the capital of Guangdong province, has long been a trading port and many imported foods and ingredients are used in Cantonese cuisine. Besides pork, beef and chicken, Cantonese cuisine incorporates almost all edible meats, including offal, chicken feet, duck’s tongue, snakes, and snails. However, lamb and goat are rarely eaten, unlike in the cuisines… Continue reading Cantonese food, why so special?
Canton (Also known as Guangzhou) is the capital and largest city of Guangdong province in South China. Located on the Pearl River, about 120 km (75 mi) north-northwest of Hong Kong and 145 km (90 mi) north of Macau, Canton serves as an important national transportation hub and trading port. One of the five National Central Cities, it holds sub-provincial administrative status. Canton is the third… Continue reading Where is Canton?