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Why do People in Eastern Countries Slurp Their Noodles?

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It’s true, slurping noodles is not only accepted throughout most of Asia, but it’s also polite. This is one of those customs that is hard for some foreigners to grasp because it is almost completely opposite in many Western countries. When you get your noodles, don’t be shy, let loose a big slurp. This lets […]… Continue Reading →

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Pad Thai: The Not So Thai Noodle After All

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Pad Thai, the noodle dish made with chewy, stir-fried rice noodles, vegetables, bean sprouts, peanuts, and egg, among other things, is so popular it’s become one of the most popular noodles in Asian cuisine. But not too long ago, it could hardly be found in Thailand. That is, until Plaek Pibulsonggram, or Phibun, as the […]… Continue Reading →

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5 Asian Diet Health Tips: The Best Medicine for Wellness

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The best medicine starts with eating the proper foods for well-being, and the Asian diet is a great example of this. The following list serves up healthier habits, better nutrition, and enhanced immune function – the list has been perfected and practiced for centuries. 1. Limit Cold Drinks with Meals Americans have a bad habit […]… Continue Reading →

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Chow Mein vs. Lo Mein: Do you Know the Difference?

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Preparation and Texture Both chow mein and lo mein dishes start with egg noodles, made from wheat flour mixed with egg. Chow mein noodles can be either flat or rounded. For preparation, cooks start with either fresh or dried noodles, which are then parboiled. The parboiled noodles are then added to the stir-fry mixture and […]… Continue Reading →

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The Top Asian Spices that You Should Be Using For Health and Prosperity

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Herbs and spices form the basis of Asian cooking. They also pack tons of health benefits.   Learn more about the most popular Asian spices below and why you should incorporate them more into your diet.   Chilies Red chilies are a great addition to any pantry and can be used for a variety of dishes to add color […]… Continue Reading →

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5 Sushi Origin Facts You Probably Never Knew About

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Wonderfully addictive, cultural, and artistic — sushi remains a mystery to the uninitiated. Why would anyone want to pay so much for a few tidbits of raw fish? Unlike the supermarket sushi slopped out by chains in the West, a true sushi experience is unforgettable and difficult to recreate. Masters in Japan know how to […]… Continue Reading →

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The Mysterious Origins of the Chinese Fortune Cookie

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Fortune cookies, an American invention, originated in California. However, the mystery of who the actual inventor was and the city where it originated is still a debate that lives on in debate. Even more interesting, the fortune cookie, in fact, may not even be Chinese American. Chinese or Japanese, Angelino or San Franciscan? One history […]… Continue Reading →

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Know the Different Types of Soy Sauces: Let’s Explore

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What do wine and soy sauce have in common? The more they age the more flavorful and complex the taste. Soy sauce is a 2,500-year-old condiment, and over the years there has been a lot of variation. Let’s explore! IN GENERAL Soy sauce is a liquid made from soybeans, wheat, water, and salt. Generally speaking, […]… Continue Reading →

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5 of the Most Popular and Delicious Vegetables in Asian Cuisine

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Vegetables are a staple in Asian cuisine.  From baby corn to bamboo shoots, many distinct vegetables are used in both vegetarian and meat dishes. Below are 5 of the more popular and delicious vegetables used in many of our favorite Asian dishes. Baby Corn Baby corn has a great sweet taste and crunchy texture. It lacks the strong corn […]… Continue Reading →

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The Origin and History of the Wok: Asia’s Most Versatile Cooking Tool

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Perhaps the most versatile cooking tool in Asian cuisine is the wok. A wok is a round-bottomed cooking vessel, and one of the most common cooking utensils used in China and South East Asia. Woks are used in different Chinese cooking techniques, which include stir-frying, steaming, pan frying, deep frying, and poaching boiling braising, searing, […]… Continue Reading →