A staple of a northern Chinese breakfast, the ubiquitous steamed stuffed bun is a delicious combination of savoury filling and fluffy dough. Here are five facts you might not know to digest as you tuck in to your baozi!
Happy Year of the Rabbit! In 2023, Chinese New Year (called 春节 Chūnjié, Spring Festival in Chinese) falls on January 22nd, and lasts 15 days, finishing with the Lantern Festival on February 5th. What are the origins of this festival, and how can you best welcome in the Year of The Rabbit?
Last Sunday Cultural Keys hosted our annual Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration. We had a fun mooncake tasting, made dough figurines of Chang’E, the moon goddess, and learned about the history and customs of the festival. See some photos of the event below!
This August CK was lucky enough to visit Guizhou, a province in China’s southwest that isn’t on the more well-known tourist trails. Guizhou is mountainous and heavily forested, leading to its reputation for clean air, and the development of its many minority groups.
See some of the pictures we took during our trip below. For more, check out our social media accounts, listed at the bottom of this article!
It’s Guizhou Week across CK’s social media! Guizhou cuisine isn’t as famous as other Chinese cuisines like Beijing, Guangdong or Sichuan – for example, did you know it’s called Qian Cuisine? (Qian 黔 is the abbreviation of Guizhou.)
One of the most famous dishes in Qian Cuisine is Kaili sour soup fish 凯里酸汤鱼(Kai Li Suan Tang Yu). Let’s find out more about this dish!