FOODFIC: Please Welcome Gina Tang, Author of The Beijing Family
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Shelley Workinger
November 2019
Contributor
Written by
Shelley Workinger
November 2019

Weird Chinese Eats or Nutritional Medicine?

The world eats a wide variety of food and sometimes they are strange to someone. The Chinese definitely have their share!  When you have over 5,000 years in history, one can only imagine the variety of things the Chinese picked up along the way that are considered edible or delicacies.  Even more so when the country has seen its episodic moments of famine in history and relied on non-traditional sources for protein and nutrients in order to survive.  Sometimes a trip into a Chinese supermarket or even a traditional medicine store in the "Asian" parts of town is an experience to be remembered. 

Here are a few of the examples of strange Chinese eats as featured in The Beijing Family book series:

https://bookfare.blogspot.com/2019/11/foodfic-please-welcome-gina-tang-author.html

 

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