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An Exciting Quiz on Chinese Food

Are you a crazy lover of Chinese food? Discover some mind-blowing facts about Chinese food and culture!
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Know This
The history of Chinese food dates back to 15th century BC during the Shang dynasty. It is believed to have been introduced by Yi Yin, the first Prime Minister.
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Fun Fact
The staple diet of Chinese people includes a mix of rice, vegetables, and meat. It is jokingly said that they eat everything with four legs except tables.
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Trivia!
Chinese have very unusual names for their food. 'Drunken Chicken' is a Shanghainese cold dish where chicken is steeped in rice wine.
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Fun Trivia!
Dim Sum roughly translates to 'small hearts' . This delicious food is served in bamboo steamer basket or on small plates.
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Did You Know?
The earliest known record of noodles found in China is dated  about 4,000 ago. It comes from the eastern Han dynasty, which reigned between 25 AD and 200 AD.
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Cool Fact!
Also called called Lu'an Melon Seed tea, this type of tea is especially suitable for people who are suffering from gastric problems.
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Fact of the Matter
Wontons originated as far back as the Qing dynasty in 1644. The traditional stuffing of wonton consisted of pork, shrimp, vegetables, and ginger.
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Trivia
The mouth-watering Tangyuan is a dessert, which is a ball of rice flour and water. Its round shape symbolizes family unity.
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Did You Know?
Peking Duck is considered to be the national dish in China. It is known for its crispy skin and beautiful caramel color.
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Trivia
For all alcohol lovers, Baijiu is one of the most-consumed spirit in the world. It is served at mealtimes alongside food. 10 billion liters is produced and consumed each year.
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Soy sauce is a very common condiment used in Chinese food. It goes well with rice, noodles, or any meat dish.
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Fun Trivia!
Hot Pot is a soupy food prepared in a simmering round metal pot. Eating hot pot can warm the body and improve circulation in winters.
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 Hitesh Pai

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Museums Victoria, Mae Mu, Luke Lung, SJ ., Bundo Kim, Marion Botella, GoodEats YQR, Alana Harris, note thanun