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Ma Po Tofu

Ma Po Tofu is a well known strongly flavored, spicy tofu dish from the province of Sichuan (Szechuan), China.  Literal translation means “pocked marked face old lady’s tofu”. “Ma” means pocked marked face, “po” means old lady. Legend has it … Continue reading

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Ants Climbing Tree

If you saw Ants Climbing Tree listed on a Chinese restaurant menu, would you order the dish? Yes? Why? Out of curiosity? To see if there really are “ants” in the dish? No, there is no “ants” in the dish. The title of this … Continue reading

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