The century egg is probably one of the most misunderstood foods in Chinese cuisine. What is it? Does it really take a century to make? Why do Chinese people love this weird little black egg so much? Here come the answers.
In a few days’ time, we will enjoy a delicious treat called “zongzi”, or “sticky rice dumplings”, for the Dragon Boat Festival. Have you ever wondered why we are so obsessed with eating certain kinds of food at different times of the year?
Surströmming, blue cheese, durian… It seems like the love for stinky food is somewhat shared among all cultures. Well, in China, there’s also a smelly but delicious food that we can’t seem able to say no to – stinky tofu!