Month: April 2022

What Are Lanzhou Noodles And How To Make?-Lamian

If you love noodles, you have probably heard about Chinese noodles. One of the delicious noodles that many people in this country enjoy is Lanzhou noodles. It is popular in both Chinese households and restaurants. The local government even imposes price controls on these noodles to prevent restaurants from...

The Xianbei in Chinese History

The Xianbei became popular in China when the Xiongnu Empire located along the northern frontier started to collapse. Despite the fact that they did not constitute an empire, they lay a foundation for several other Xianbei states of north China between the 4th and 6th Centuries. Read on to...

Tangzhuang -a kind of Manchu jacket with a straight collar

The world is filled with a wide array of traditional dresses that vary from culture to culture. Learning about some of these traditional outfits gives you a feel of the aesthetic fabric, historical ties, and overall cultural aspect as to why they exist in the first place. Read on...

What Is Tanghulu And How To Make It?

If you’re planning to visit China, one of the most popular local snacks you are most likely to find in nearly all the places you end up visiting, is the Tanghulu. In this write-up, we will explore what Tanghulu is made of, its history, and how to make it...

Who Is Sha Wujing?(sha Seng)

In general, the largest institutionalized religion in mainland China is Chinese Buddhism. Within this religion, several disciples and figures form the basis of beliefs among the Chinese. One of them is Sha Wujing, who we will extensively discuss in this write-up. Who is Sha Wujing? Sha Wujing, who was...

What Does Qipao&Cheongsam Mean?-Chinese dress by women

The Chinese are known for their majestic, stylish and articulate way of dressing. Their way of dressing can be traced to vast ages ago and was influenced by culture and religion. We are going to look at one way of dressing called Qipao. People use the term interchangeably with Cheongsam,...

Who Is Goddess Nuwa? (Nügua)-Chinese Mother Goddess

There exist several sacred deities within the Chinese religion. In this article, we explore the life of one of the most famous Chinese goddesses- the Nuwa Goddess. Read on to learn more about her. Who is Goddess Nuwa? In Chinese mythology, Goddess Nuwa is a mythological character who is...

Who Is Sun Wukong And The Monkey King In Chinese Mythology?

The monkey king Sun Wukong was a trickster god known for his abilities and deceptive nature. He had supernatural powers such as flying on a cloud and the power to transform into many figures Who is the monkey king? As mentioned above, the monkey king was born with the...

Who Was The Jade Emperor?- Most Powerful Chinese God

Every community follows specific religious practices. Though some Chinese do not believe in Christianity, they have always believed in deities. One of the most popular deities in Chinese mythology is the Jade emperor. The Chinese came up with different folk stories associated with this deity. We will look at...

What is dizi Instrument?-Chinese flutes

Dizi is a type of Chinese transverse flute, it has two aka’s and you can, therefore, refer to it as di or héngdi. The transverse flute is available in different varieties which are Xindi, Qudi, and Bangdi. The side-blown flute is currently used in both the regional and national forms...