100 Chinese Food Things MEME

I’m on a roll with these meme’s! And these ones are more fun than the average “who are you”.. bla bla bla :)

Who cares who I am! I only care about what I eat!

Different deal from before.

Bold + Green if I’ve had it
Red if I will never try it

It’s easier to read it that way…

1. Almond milk (Hell yes!)

2. Ants Climbing a Tree (poetic, not literal, name and the dish is DELICIOUS)

3. Asian pear (One of my favourite fruits, ate one this morning)

4. Baby bok choy

5. Baijiu (Chinese white wine aka chinese evil distilled into an alcohol (LOL). I’ve actually cook with it, so yes.)

6. Beef brisket

7. Beggar’s Chicken

8. Bingtang hulu (Am trying this in China, y’all!)

9. Bitter melon (Never again. Gross.)

10. Bubble tea

11. Buddha’s Delight

12. Cantonese roast duck

13. Century egg, or thousand-year egg

14. Char siu (Cantonese roast pork)

15. Char kway teow

16. Chicken Feet (Dragon’s Feet? Yea right. Something about feet grosses me out.)

17. Chinese sausage

18. Chow mein

19. Chrysanthemum tea

20. Claypot rice

21. Congee

22. Conpoy (dried scallops)

23. Crab rangoon

24. Dan Dan noodles

25. Dragonfruit (It’s a sexy fruit on the outside and inside, with the texture of a kiwi but NO FLAVOUR whatsoever)

26. Dragon’s Beard candy

27. Dried cuttlefish

28. Drunken chicken

29. Dry-fried green beans

30. Egg drop soup

31. Egg rolls (Spring rolls, no?)

32. Egg tart, Cantonese or Macanese (Forget this one. It tastes half cooked. The Portuguese natas or egg cream tarts are THE BEST)

33. Fresh bamboo shoots

34. Fortune cookies

35. Fried milk

36. Fried rice

37. Gai lan (Chinese broccoli)

38. General Tso’s Chicken

39. Gobi Manchurian

40. Goji berries (Chinese wolfberries)

41. Grass jelly

42. Hainan chicken rice (Making this, this weekend for BF)

43. Hand-pulled noodles

44. Har gau (steamed shrimp dumplings in translucent wrappers)

45. Haw flakes

46. Hibiscus tea

47. Hong Kong-style Milk Tea

48. Hot and sour soup

49. Hot Coca-Cola with Ginger (I don’t drink pop but I’d try this)

50. Hot Pot

51. Iron Goddess tea (Tieguanyin)

52. Jellyfish

53. Kosher Chinese food

54. Kung Pao Chicken

55. Lamb skewers (yangrou chua’r)

56. Lion’s Head meatballs (poetic, not literal… again)

57. Lomo Saltado (WTF this is Chinese? I dunno, sounds Peruvian)

58. Longan fruit

59. Lychee

60. Macaroni in soup with Spam (What the hell???? This is Chinese? Sounds American)

61. Malatang

62. Mantou, especially if fried and dipped in sweetened condensed milk

63. Mapo Tofu

64. Mock meat

65. Mooncake (bonus points for the snow-skin variety)

66. Nor mai gai (chicken and sticky rice in lotus leaf)

67. Pan-fried jiaozi (dumplings)

68. Peking duck

69. Pineapple bun

70. Prawn crackers

71. Pu’erh tea

72. Rambutan (I LOVE this fruit!)

73. Red bean in dessert form

74. Red bayberry

75. Red cooked pork

76. Roast pigeon

77. Rose tea

78. Roujiamo

79. Scallion pancake

80. Shaved ice dessert

81. Sesame chicken

82. Sichuan pepper in any dish

83. Sichuan preserved vegetable (zhacai)

84. Silken tofu

85. Soy milk, freshly made

86. Steamed egg custard (this one’s a duplicate!!!!)

87. Stinky tofu

88. Sugar cane juice

89. Sweet and sour pork, chicken, or shrimp

90. Taro

91. Tea eggs

92. Tea-smoked duck

93. Turnip cake (law bok gau) (Am getting hungry)

94. Twice-cooked pork

95. Water chestnut cake (mati gau)

96. Wonton noodle soup

97. Wood ear (Edible black fungus. I LOVE IT)

98. Xiaolongbao (soup dumplings)

99. Yuanyang (Duck)

100. Yunnan goat cheese

I killed it!!!!!

I ate 85 items in total on this list.

I won’t eat 2 items.

And I have 13 items left on the list to try. (Coca-Cola and Ginger is the first and easiest :P )

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