February 24, 2015, 4:33 pm by admin
Chinese food is greatly popular among the entire population of the world. You can find Chinese restaurants in almost every bigger city or town, like Riverbank Chinese Buffet in Norwich. Why is Chinese food so popular and delicious? The history of delicious Chinese food is very interesting. Chinese people believe that preparing food is an art which requires special skills. The two dominant philosophies, Confucianism and Taoism has influenced not only Chinese culture, but the way that the Chinese people cook and enjoy their delicious food…
Confucius established standards for the table etiquette, he also induced how the Chinese food looks like and tastes. One of these rules are, for example the unique custom that the food must be cut into small bite size pieces before serving the dish. Following Confucius’ principles, the texture and the color of a dish is also very important.
Taoism beliefs rather focus on the health benefits of particular foods than presentation The food they eat has to increase their health and longevity, it has to have healing powers.