International Foods Project

Jeremiah Lopez 2B

Chinese Breakfast


Baozi is basically a Chinese Dumpling. They are steamed or fried. They are usually stuffed with pork, beef and vegetables, and in addition provides a variety of Asian sauces such as soy-based sauce, chili, vinegar and sesame oil.

Chinese Lunch

Noodle Soup

Chinese Noodle Soup is commonly served with beef. The main ingredients are noodles and some sort of meat such as beef, pork, and chicken. Beef is the most common type of noodle soup in China. The soup is commonly served with soy sauce and romaine lettuce.

Chinese Dinner

Chicken Teriyaki with Rice

Commonly served with a side of rice. The Chicken stir fry is made of chicken that has been mixed with some teriyaki sauce and some sort of vegatable like broccoli.

Main Ingredients Include

  • Chicken
  • Teriyaki Sauce
  • Broccoli
  • White or Brown Rice

Chow Mein

A Chinese-style dish of fried noodles with shredded meat or seafood and vegetables.

Chinese Desserts

Rice cakes are made of sweet rice flour and mixed with milk and white sugar.

In Chinese rice , nian gao, is a synonym for increased prosperity,

Common Ingredients


Rice is the most common food in China because it is served as a side for about every meal.

Soy Sauce

Poured into soups and stir-fries to add flavor and served with Rice.


Noodles are commonly used for soups and foods like Chow Mein.

Chinese Rice Wine

Adds flavor and remove fowl orders such as fish.

Chili Paste

Made with chilies, salt, garlic, ginger and oil. Chili paste adds heat to stir-fries, sauces, and marinades.

Exotic Ingredients

Shark's Fin

Shark's Fin has been an exotic food in china since 960 AD. It is commonly served in soups.The fin contains high calcium and iron with some protein.

Bird Nest

The birds nest can be used when making soup. Said to be eaten because of its high protein and it contains iron, calcium, and riboflavin.

Jelly Fish

Jelly fish can be used to make a soup. Contains fat-free protein, has Vitamin A and B, and may also lower blood pressure.

Herbs and Spices

Shiitake Mushroom

Fresh and dried shiitake are used in food in East Asia. In Chinese cuisine, they are often sauteed in vegetarian dishes such as Buddha's delight. Shiitake also strengthens the immune-system.

Lingzhi Mushroom

This mushroom is the first recorded herb used for medicinal use. The mushroom is simmered in water and the remaining liquid is served in soups. This mushroom helps fight against tumors and cancer. As well it lowers blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar.

Goji Berries

As a food, dried wolfberries are traditionally cooked before consumption. Dried wolfberries are often added to rice congee and almond jelly, as well as used in Chinese tonic soups. Goji Berries may also help fight cardiovascular disease.


Ginseng is commonly used in tea's. Ginseng has many medicinal properties it is an aphrodisiac, lowers blood sugar, and cures sexual dysfunction for men.


Cinnamon is a commonly spice and is widely grown in China. Cinnamon is an anti-oxidant, fights Alzheimer disease and diabetes. But too much Cinnamon can hurt your liver and kidneys.