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“Y” is for Yao #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z

Yao-Ming

0000000WWYE = What Would Yao (Ming) Eat? What a great question, for unquestionably, Yao Ming, the now retired NBA Superstar from China, towering at over 7 feet tall, and seven-time all-star for the Houston Rockets must not only have a voracious appetite, but also with his vast wealth, be able to enjoy any food that he wanted.  The Chinese Quest ...

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“W” is for Wonton #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z

wonton-soup-bowl

0000000A Wonton by any other name is still a… Dumpling!  Wonton, which can also be written as “wantan”, “wanton”, or “wuntun”, are a type of dumpling common in Chinese cuisine. The  English name “wonton” can be written in Chinese either as “húndùn” the usual northern Chinese name meaning roughly “irregularly shaped pasta”, or the more poetic “yúntūn”a popular Cantonese homonym that literally ...

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“V” is for Vegetables #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z

chinese-vegetables

0000000I used to be a total carnivore.  Growing up I preferred meat with my meat.  Vegetables?  Thanks, but no thanks.  If the dog would turn up his nose at them under the table, why would I even want to try them?  The continued to my taste in Chinese food.  As a young lad, all I would eat was spareribs.  Mind ...

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