Lu Cuisine: one of the oldest Chinese cuisines

The Lu Cuisine is one of eight regional Chinese cuisines. In China, the kitchens are classified based on regional influences and on the other hand by cooking techniques. Thus, 8 kitchens are distinguished, but some experts also believe that there are actually dozens of them. One of the oldest regional Chinese cuisines is the Lu … Continued

Gifts in China: The Art of Giving and Receiving

Does this sound familiar? You bought a gift for a birthday party and after giving it, the birthday person unwraps it enthusiastically. Everyone curiously ask about the gift. Giving and receiving gifts in China is different! It can almost be compared to an art, whose rituals are at least as important as the gift itself. … Continued

Gaiwan tea cup: enjoy tea the Imperial way

China is not only known for its diverse food culture, but also for the wide variety of tea cups. The Gaiwan tea cup is one of those Chinese tea cups! For hundreds of years, people in China drink from this cup because of a number of specific benefits. Do you feel like learning everything about … Continued

Goji berries: the miracle berry from the Far East

Goji berries have become increasingly popular in the west. We put them in yoghurt, in smoothies, and we can even enjoy them in a tea. But did you also know that these miracle berries come from China and have been part of various applications within Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries here? What are these lovely … Continued

The origin of the delicious soy sauce

Can you imagine? A time when we were not that familiar with soy sauce. That has now definitely changed. After the enormous popularity of various sushi restaurants, the use of soy sauce has become an indispensable part of our culinary life. In this blog we would like to tell you more about its origin and … Continued