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Japanese Chinese cuisine is a unique style of Chinese cuisine served by Chinese restaurants in Japan. Many of these restaurants are Japanese-owned, though there are some which are operated by overseas Chinese or Japanese citizens of Chinese descent. The History of Chinese cuisine is sometimes, in China, traced back to the Peking Man and his use of fire, i. ... Anhui cuisine (Chinese: 徽菜) is one the Eight Culinary Traditions of China. ... Cantonese cuisine (Chinese: 粵菜; Pinyin: yuè cài) originates from the region around Canton (Guangzhou) in southern Chinas Guangdong province. ... Fujian cuisine is derived from the native cooking style of the province of Fujian, China. ... Hunan Cuisine, sometimes called Xiang Cuisine (湘菜 pinyin xiāng cài), consists of the cuisines of the Xiangjiang region, Dongting Lake and western Hunan Province, in China. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Cuisine of Shandong. ... Szechuan cuisine is a style of cookery originating in the Sichuan province of western China which has an international reputation for being spicy and flavorful. ... One of the major eight schools of cooking in China, Zhejiang cuisine offers combined flavors of Hangzhou, Ningbo and Wenzhou. ... Mandarin cuisine is a cooking style in Beijing, China. ... Buddhist cuisine is a kind of cuisine mainly for the believers of Buddhism. ... Chiuchow cuisine, Teochew cuisine or Chaozhou cuisine (潮州菜; pinyin: Cháozhōu cài) originates from Chiuchow (now called Chaozhou), a city of China in Guangdong Province, not far from Canton. ... Hakka people are migratory tribes of ethnic Han people originated from central China. ... Hong Kong-style western cuisine (Chinese: 港式西餐; Cantonese IPA: , Jyutping: gong2 sik1 sai1 caan1; Mandarin Pinyin: GÇŽng ShÄ« XÄ« Cān) is a style of American and European cooking served by some Chinese restaurants, including cha chaan teng, in Hong Kong, as well as places where many Hong Kong residents... Huaiyang cuisine is one the Cuisine of China. ... Due to the majority Muslim population in western China, many Chinese restaurants cater to Muslims or cater to the general public but are run by Muslims. ... With over 450 years of history, Macanese cuisine is unique to Macao. ... Also known as Dong Bei (Dong = East, Bei = North in Mandarin) cuisine, the food of Northern China relies heavily on preserved foods and hearty fare due to the harsh winters and relatively short growing seasons. ... Shanghai cuisine, known as Hu cai (滬菜 in pinyin: hù cài) among the Chinese, is one of the most popular and celebrated cuisines in China. ... Several Taiwanese snacks bought from food stalls at the Shilin Night Market, Taipei. ... Yunnan cuisine is an amalgimation of Han and Chinese minority cuisines. ... American Chinese cuisine is a unique style of cooking served by Chinese restaurants in the United States. ... Canadian Chinese cuisine or Can/Chinese is a popular style of cooking exclusive to take-out and dine-in eateries found across Canada. ... Caribbean Chinese cuisine is a popular style of food resulting from a fusion of Chinese and West Indian cuisines. ... Burmese Chinese cuisine is based on Chinese cuisine, particularly from Yunnan, Fujian, and Guangdong Provinces, with local influences. ... There are many types of Chinese food here in the Philippines because of the inhabitants residing in the country. ... Indian Chinese cuisine is the adaptation of Chinese seasoning and cooking techniques to East Indian tastes. ... Indonesian Chinese Cuisine is characterized by the mixture of Chinese with local Indonesian style. ... Korean Chinese cuisine is derived from mainland Chinese cuisine but has been strongly influenced by local ingredients in such as way that it can be regarded as being more Korean than Chinese. ... The cuisine of a country is generally a microcosm of the nation and Malaysian cuisine reflects the multi racial aspects of Malaysia. ... Peranakan, Baba-Nyonya (峇峇娘惹) and Straits Chinese (土生華人; named after the Straits of Malacca) are terms used for the descendants of the early Chinese immigrants to the Nusantara region, including both the British Straits Settlements of Singapore, Malacca and Penang and the Dutch-controlled island of Java among other places, who have... The cuisine of Singapore is often viewed by her population as a prime example of the ethnic diversity of the culture of Singapore. ... South American Chinese cuisine is a unique style of Chinese cuisine served by Chinese restaurants in South America countries such as Brazil. ... Thai Chinese cuisine is a unique style of Chinese cuisine served by Chinese restaurants in Thailand Categories: ... Chinese cuisine is widely seen as representing one of the richest and most diverse culinary heritages in the world. ... Overseas Chinese (華僑 in pinyin: huáqiáo, or 華胞 huábāo, or 僑胞 qiáobāo, or 華裔 huáyì) are either ethnic Chinese or people of the Chinese nation (zhonghua minzu) who live outside of China. ...


Though formerly Chinese cuisine would have been primarily available in Chinatowns such as those in port cities of Kobe, Nagasaki, or Yokohama, Japanese-style Chinese cuisine is now commonly available all over Japan. As Japanese restaurants are often specialized to offer only one sort of dish, cuisine is focused primarily on dishes found within three distinct types of restaurants: Ramen restaurants, Dim sum houses, and standard Chinese-style restaurants. Chinese New Year celebrated in a Chinatown in Paris New York City is home to three of the largest Chinatowns in North America. ... Kobe City Hall Mayor Tatsuo Yada Address 〒650-8570 Kobe-shi,Chuo-ku Kana-machi 6-5-1 Phone number 078-331-8181 Official website: Kobe City , Kobe ) is a city in Japan located on the island of Honshu. ... Nagasaki City Hall Mayor {{{Mayor}}} Address 〒850-8685 Nagasaki-shi, Sakura-machi 2-22 Phone number 095-825-5151 Official website: www1. ... Yokohama City Hall Mayor Hiroshi Nakada Address 〒231-0017 Yokohama-shi, Naka-ku, Minato-cho 1-1 Phone number 045-671-2121 Official website: Yokohama City Yokohama (Japanese: 横浜市; -shi) is the capital city of Kanagawa Prefecture in Japan. ... Shoyu (soy sauce) ramen. ... Dim sum (Chinese: 點心; Cantonese IPA: dɪm2sɐm1; Pinyin: diǎnxīn; Wade-Giles: tien-hsin; literally dot heart or order heart, meaning order to ones hearts content; also commonly translated as touch the heart, dotted heart, or snack), a Cantonese term, is usually a light meal or brunch, eaten sometime...

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Ramen

Ramen (ラーメン) a dish of noodles in broth, usually with various meat and vegetable toppings, is also often referred to as Chuka Soba (中華そば, lit. "Chinese noodles." In Japan, ramen is currently one of the most popular fast-food options. Though every Japanese city has numerous inexpensive ramen restaurants specializing in these noodles, countless varieties of instant ramen (much like the Japanese equivalent of the frozen tv dinner) are also available. These noodles have changed much since their origin in China. Four main types of ramen are widely available in Japan: shio ("salt), shoyu ("soy sauce"), tonkotsu ("pork bone") and miso ("soy-bean paste"). While the toppings used in ramen are generalized based on the broth type, this can also vary from shop to shop. Ramen restaurants also commonly offer Japanese-style fried rice and gyoza (pan-fried Chinese-style dumplings) as compliments to the noodles. Shoyu (soy sauce) ramen. ... Miso (Japanese: 味噌) is a thick paste similar to doenjang made by fermenting soybeans with kōji (麹, Aspergillus oryzae) and sea salt. ...


Dim Sum in Japan

Dim Sum (点心/tenshin or 飲茶/yamucha in Japanese) in Japan is often very different from that which has been popularized in Chinatowns in the USA and Canada. In Japan's Chinatown areas, restaurants in which numerous dishes are brought around to diner's tables on carts do exist. But, in general, dim sum items have only recently begun to gain popularity around Japan. Instead of carrying full menus of authentic, Chinese-oriented items such as stewed chicken's feet or tripe, Japanese dim sum restaurants, now found in larger cities such as Osaka and Tokyo seem to promote a cafe-like atmosphere. At these cafes, tea and snacks often become the focus, instead of full meals. In general, the menus seem to focus on cafe items, such as shumai (minced pork or shrimp dumplings,) "sho lon po" (steamed dumplings with juicy meat inside) and the like. These are usually served alongside of pots of oolong or jasmine tea, both of which are considered exotic Chinese imports in Japan. Dim sum (Chinese: 點心; Cantonese IPA: dɪm2sɐm1; Pinyin: diǎnxīn; Wade-Giles: tien-hsin; literally dot heart or order heart, meaning order to ones hearts content; also commonly translated as touch the heart, dotted heart, or snack), a Cantonese term, is usually a light meal or brunch, eaten sometime... Chinese New Year celebrated in a Chinatown in Paris New York City is home to three of the largest Chinatowns in North America. ... Dim sum (Chinese: 點心; Cantonese IPA: dɪm2sɐm1; Pinyin: diǎnxīn; Wade-Giles: tien-hsin; literally dot heart or order heart, meaning order to ones hearts content; also commonly translated as touch the heart, dotted heart, or snack), a Cantonese term, is usually a light meal or brunch, eaten sometime... Osaka City Hall Mayor Junichi Seki Address 〒530-8201 Osaka-shi,Kita-ku Nakanoshima 1-3-20 Phone number 06-6208-8181 Official website: Osaka City , Osaka ) is the capital of Osaka Prefecture and the third-largest city in Japan, with a population of 2. ... Tokyo ) , literally eastern capital, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized central area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... Alternate meanings: Oolong (disambiguation) Oolong tea leaves Wuyi Huang Guan Yin tea leaves Wuyi Qi Lan Oolong tea leaves Oolong (Chinese: 烏龍; Pinyin: wÅ«lóng) is a traditional Chinese type of tea somewhere in between green and black in oxidation. ... Species About 200 species, including: Jasminum angulare Jasminum angustifolium Jasminum auriculatum Jasminum azoricum Jasminum beesianum Jasminum dichotomum– Gold Coast Jasmine Jasminum floridum Jasminum fluminense– African Jasmine Jasminum fruticans Jasminum humile– Yellow Jasmine Jasminum grandiflorum Jasminum mesnyi– Primrose Jasmine Jasminum multiflorum– Star Jasmine Jasminum nitidum– Shining Jasmine Jasminum nudiflorum– Winter Jasmine...


Chinese Restaurants in Japan

Chinese Restaurants, (中華料理屋/chuka ryoriya or 中華飯店/chuka hanten) much like Americanized Chinese restaurants, serve a distinct set of popular dishes that are not necessarilly typical of authentic Chinese restaurants. Also, much like Americanized restaurants, they cater to Japanese tastes. Currently, most towns in Japan have at least one Chinese eatery, as the cuisine is very popular. There are also many packaged sauces available to easily cook favorite Chinese-Japanese dishes right at home. Some of these typical dishes are:

  • Mabo-dofu or Mabo-nasu (マーボ豆腐/マーボ茄子) are stir-fried dishes of ground pork-beef mixture with tofu cubes (mabo-doufu) or Japanese eggplant (mabo-nasu) in a slightly spicy sauce.
  • Chin-jao Ro-su (青椒牛肉) is a stir-fry of thinly sliced beef strips with Japanese green peppers and often bean sprouts in a light sauce.
  • Subuta (酢豚) is the Japanese take on sweet and sour pork. It usually has a thicker, amber-colored sauce, unlike the caustic orange or red of the Americanized version. Also unlike the American version, it does not typically contain pineapple. Another common dish substitutes the fried pork in this dish with small fried meat-balls, called "niku-dango".
  • Ebi no Chili Sauce (えびのチリソース) is a spicy, thick-sauced shrimp dish. As the name suggests, chili sauce is used.
  • Kara-age (唐揚, lit. Tang (as in the Chinese Dynasty) Fry) are bite-sized pieces of chicken thigh, dipped in a thick batter and fried. Usually, it is served without sauce. Some restaurants serve this with a salt and pepper mixture on the side for dipping, and some recipes call for a mixture of soy sauce, vinegar and scallions similar to that used on dumplings.
  • Buta no Kakuni (豚の角煮) is thick slices of pork bellies stewed in a soy sauce based mixture, often served with Shanghai bok choi and Chinese mustard.
  • Hoi Ko Ro (回鍋肉) is a stir-fry of thinly sliced pork and cabbage in a miso-based sauce.
  • Banbanji (棒棒鶏) is a cold dish of steamed chicken which is shredded and covered in a sesame sauce. It's often accompanied by cold vegetables as a salad or appetizer.
  • Harumaki (春巻き, lit. "Spring Rolls") are very similar to those found in Americanized Chinese restaurants, with a thin wrapper and vegetables inside.
  • Kani-tama (かに玉 or 蟹玉) is a dish very similar to the Americanized egg foo young, but exclusively using crabmeat as the filling. It too is served in a thick, brownish sauce, like it's American counterpart.
  • Gyoza (餃子 or ギョーザ), as mentioned before, are a majorly popular dish in Japan. Gyoza are often mistaken as a native Japanese recipe by Westerners, as they are commonly found in Japanese restaurants overseas, as well, but they are simply the Japanese take on the Chinese dumpling. Most often, they are seen in their pan-fried form, but they can be served boiled as potstickers or even deep fried, as well.
  • Cha-han (炒飯 or チャーハン) is sometimes called "yakimeshi," literally meaning fried rice. It is very different from fried rice found in American or authentic Chinese restaurants, as it uses Japanese short-grain rice, which generally has a stickier consistancy than that used in other countries. Additionally, though there are many different recipes using such diverse ingredients as kim chee (which is borrowed from Korean cuisine,) ground pork, crab, bamboo shoots, the classic Japanese fried rice does not use soy sauce, remaining white when served. It typically uses egg, green peas, and thinly sliced ham.

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External links

  • Ohtaya's Real Chinese Recipes for Home (Japanese) - Full of both standard and obscure Japanese-Chinese recipes, including tips on gyoza and spring rolls.
  • Outdoor Japan - Contains a brief overview of ramen and Chinese-Japanese cooking, as well as other Japanese cooking styles.
  • World Ramen.net - Comprehensive Ramen site with pictures and reviews.

 
 

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