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60 Cards in this Set

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What countries border china?
Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam
Russia, North Korea
Name two rivers in China
Yellow and Yangtze
Agricultural products of China
Wheat, rice, soybeans, millet, sesame seeds, rapeseed, peanuts, sugar, tea, apples, pears, grapes, citrus, bananas, pineapple
What is harmonious life between yin and yang?
Chinese follow lunar month? T/F
Name the two staple foods of Chinese
Long grain rice, wheat
For what are soybeans used?
Soy sauce
Soy milk
Tofu (Bean curd)
Black bean
Hoisin sauce
Oyster sauce
Vegetables in China include:
Asparagus, brocoli, cabbage cauliflower, eggplant, green beans, mushrooms, onions, potatoes, radish, squash, Bok choy, Napa cabbage, icicle radish, small purple eggplant, winter melon (squash
Name four kinds of mushrooms eaten in China
enoki, oyster, shiitake, straw mushrooms
What are common ingredients in North China?
millet, soybeans, cabage, onions
What do they like to eat in North China?
Pecking duck
Sweet and sour recipes, fresh fish from Huang river
What country influences North China’s Cuisines?
Name some ingredients of South China
rice, soybeans, variety of fruits and vegetables, mushrooms
What kinds of foods do South Chinese eat?
Cantonese: various ingredients, similar to American Chinese restaurants (stir fry, thickened sauce, dim sum, …)
What kind of food is eaten in west china?
Szechwan: spicy hot – use of chilies and garlic
What kids of food is eaten in East China?
Sweet food
Shanghai cuisine
Typical breakfast in South China is?
Hot rice porridge (congee)
Typical breakfast in North China is?
hot steamed bread, dumplings, noodles
What is Fan?
primary item in meals: grains (rice, noodles, porridge, pancakes, dumplings
What is ts’ai?
meat and vegetable
Which of these are good manners in China:
Younger wait tell elders serve food
Lick chopsticks
Eat with rice bowl on table
Don’t lay chopsticks across bowl
Stick chopsticks straight up in bowl
Younger wait tell elders serve food
Don’t lay chopsticks across bowl
Younger wait tell elders serve food
Don’t lay chopsticks across bowl
What is Tao?
Embodies harmony of opposites
Yin is Shady, give some words that describe it
Moon, night, dark, cool, rest, feminine, north, winter, right, intoversion, earth, even
Yang is Sunny, give some words that describe it
Sun, day, light, warm, active, masculine, south, summer, left, extroversion, heaven, odd
Long noodle is symbol of?
Fish is symbol of?
Snappers head is symbol of?
Honor and respect
Dumpling is symbol of?
Good and safe trip
Date is symbol of?
Having baby soon
Red boil egg is symbol of?
Baby is born
What are some characteristics of Szechwan cusine?
Lots of chili paste, red pepper and hot oil
What are some characteristics of Cantonese cusine?
Fresh vegetables, poultry
Crucial cooking timing
Dim sum with tea
Soup is essential
What are the four main islands of Japan?
Hokkaido: Sapporo
Honshu: Tokyo
85% of japan is
The major agricultural products of japan are
Fish and seaweed
Two religions in japan are
What is Mochi in Japan?
Rice cake
In japan what is made with rice?
Make rice vinegar, mirin (sweet rice wine), and sake
Miso and Okara are made with what common ingredient?
Sashimi is
Raw fish
Sushi is
Raw fish with various other ingredients like vinegared rice
Common vegetables in japan include:
pickles (tsukemono)
Bamboo shoots
Lotus root
Other vegetables: burdock, Japanese eggplant, squash, daikon, cucumbers, spinach
Batter dipped fries influenced by Portuguese missionaries is
Using katsuo-bushi (dried fillet of bonito) and konbu (dried kelp) make
Soba is cold noodle found in what part of japan?
Udon is warm noodle found in what part of japan?
How are you served Shabu Shabu?
Separate parts you put together
In japan egg custard is the only food eaten with a spoon? T/F
Proper etiquette in japan includes which of the following:
Hold rice bowl when eating
Eat soup directly from bowl
Impolite to serve sake oneself
All the above
What country is located between china and japan?
First and 60th birthdays are special in this country
Expression of emotion is avoided in Korea? T/F
Laughing is impolite? T/F
No meal courses in korea? T/F
Main part of meal in korea is
steamed rice (Bab) or noodle (Gook-su)
In korea knife is often used T/F
What is jang in korea?
Fermented soybean
What is kimchi?
Fermented vegetables (korea)
Soy sauce in Korean is
In korea, special table settings are used for what occasions?
Memorial day