Food type: Sauces & spices

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Bean supreme – Chinese dry-fried green beans

Discover what’s delicious about charred Chinese dry-fried green beans. You’ll never look at the little fellas in the same way again.

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Mongolian vs Sichuan – who wins the hot pot war?

From horsemen’s helmets to restaurant dinner tables, discover the 1000-year history of the Chinese Hot Pot.

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Shui Zhu Yu – what’s in a name?

Behind its innocuous name, Shui Zhu Yu has a rather punchy surprise.

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Kung Pao Chicken – The way Sichuan intended

From a region that is known for packing a hot punch, Kung Pao Chicken brings the heat, but only when made the traditional way.

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Why Husband and Wife’s Offal Slices are not what you think

From humble beginnings to world domination, Sichuan Beef in Chilli Sauce has another name like no other. Here’s the story behind it…

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Oooh-la Laksa!

A potted history of Curry Laksa, one of Malaysia’s most sumptuous soups.

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