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Who Invented General Tso’s Chicken: A Brief History

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General Tso’s chicken (pronounced [tswò]) is a sweet deep-fried chicken dish that is served in North American Chinese restaurants (it is also seen with other variants, such as General Tse’s chicken). The dish is named after Zuo Zongtang (also romanized Tso Tsung-t’ang), a Qing dynasty statesman and military leader, although there is no recorded connection […]… Continue Reading →

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2019 New Years Resolutions Worth Keeping

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After an indulgent holiday season and overdoing it a bit with New Year’s Eve foods, it’s natural to feel like a change is in order. However, extreme overhauls in New Years Resolutions usually don’t last that long. It’s better to take a moderate approach and stick to a few lifestyle changes that are achievable for […]… Continue Reading →

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Foods to Eat During the Winter Months According to Chinese Medicine

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There are many foods that are beneficial for us to eat during the winter season. These foods are the ones that naturally grow in this season – squashes, potatoes, root vegetables, winter greens, carrots, cabbage, mushrooms, apples, and pears. In winter, our bodies need warming foods like soups made with hearty vegetables, and rich stocks […]… Continue Reading →

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Do you Know the Six Types of Sushi?

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Sushi is popular around the world, but that doesn’t mean everyone understands what this dish technically is. Sushi isn’t the same thing as raw fish, for instance. Rather, raw fish, known as sashimi in Japanese, is the most popular ingredient in sushi. According to Hiroko Shimbo, an authority on Japanese cuisine, sushi falls within one of the following six […]… Continue Reading →

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Exploring 5 Unusual Chinese Fruits

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In this 720 Fusion Fresh blog post, we are going to explore some of the odd-shaped and vibrant-colored fruits that are typically found in Chinese markets. They may not be popular in western civilization, but after reading this post and learning more about each variety, maybe you will be more willing to give one a try! […]… Continue Reading →

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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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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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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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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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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 →