Cantonese cuisine is famous all over the world for its distinctive style. Most dishes are steamed and stir-frying which makes it healthy and non-greasy. Here the dishes are tender, slightly sweet and with a mellow fragrance.
Shandong cuisine originated in East China and mostly features seafood as it is a coastal province. You'll find scallops, clams, sea cucumbers and just about everything on the menu. They heavily rely on salty flavours.
Zhejiang cuisine also thrives on seafood, but focuses more on soft, fresh flavours. Their food is known to have a delicate appearance. They are also fond of using bamboo shoots. This province is famous as the 'land of milk and honey.
Similarly, the dishes from Jiangsu region are known for their soft texture. Back in the day, it was a prominent part of ancient China's royal cuisine. Their dishes offer a balance of sweet and salty tastes.
Szechuan cuisine stands out due to the bold, pungent and spicy flavours. The use of Sichuan peppercorn is what makes it unique. This one is for those of you who love the sting.
Anhui cuisine uses a wide variety of herbs and vegetables, especially, fresh bamboo and mushrooms. It also use a lot of wild herbs to enhance the flavour and aroma.
Fujian cuisine is often served in a broth or for cooking styles like braising, stewing, steaming and boiling. The most notable features of this cuisine are - the use of fresh ingredients from the mountains and sea, soup making and a lot of focus on seasonings.
Hunan cuisine is well known for its hot spicy flavor, fresh aroma and deep color. This province is popularly known as the 'land of fish and rice'. It is renowned for its stews, but their cuisine also features a lot of braised and baked dishes.
Non-liquid ingredients in volume converted
|All-purpose wheat flour||120 g||90 g||80 g||60 g||40 g||30 g||15 g|
|All-purpose sifted wheat flour||110 g||80 g||70 g||55 g||35 g||27 g||13 g|
|White sugar||200 g||150 g||130 g||100 g||65 g||50 g||25 g|
|Powdered sugar/Icing sugar||100 g||75 g||70 g||50 g||35 g||25 g||13 g|
|Brown sugar normally packed||180 g||135 g||120 g||90 g||60 g||45 g||23 g|
|Corn flour||160 g||120 g||100 g||80 g||50 g||40 g||20 g|
|Cornstarch||120 g||90 g||80 g||60 g||40 g||30 g||15 g|
|Rice (not-cooked)||190 g||140 g||125 g||95 g||65 g||48 g||24 g|
|Macaroni (uncooked)||140 g||100 g||90 g||70 g||45 g||35 g||17 g|
|Couscous (uncooked)||180 g||135 g||120 g||90 g||60 g||45 g||22 g|
|Quick oatmeal (uncooked)||90 g||65 g||60 g||45 g||30 g||22 g||11 g|
|Table salt||300 g||230 g||200 g||150 g||100 g||75 g||40 g|
|Butter / Margarine||240 g||180 g||160 g||120 g||80 g||60 g||30 g|
|Shortening||190 g||140 g||125 g||95 g||65 g||48 g||24 g|
|Fruits and légumes chopped||150 g||110 g||100 g||75 g||50 g||40 g||20 g|
|chopped walnuts||150 g||110 g||100 g||75 g||50 g||40 g||20 g|
|Nuts /ground almonds||120 g||90 g||80 g||60 g||40 g||30 g||15 g|
|Fresh bread crumbs (not packed)||60 g||45 g||40 g||30 g||20 g||15 g||8 g|
|Dry bread crumbs||150 g||110 g||100 g||75 g||50 g||40 g||20 g|
|Parmesan grated||90 g||65 g||60 g||45 g||30 g||22 g||11 g|
|Chocolate chips||150 g||110 g||100 g||75 g||50 g||38 g||19 g|
16 Main dishes