Day: June 13, 2022

What Is Youtiao Made Of And How To Make It?

Commonly known as Yu Char Kway in Southern China, Youtiao, or Chinese fried dough, is a wheat-based delicacy that has been enjoyed in China and other Asian countries since the Southern Song Dynasty (1127 – 1279). Youtiao is commonly enjoyed over breakfast, and it makes great accompaniments for soy...

Who Was The Yellow Emperor?-Xuanyuan Huangdi

The Yellow Emperor, also known as the Yellow Thearch is recorded in Chinese history as a deity. He was a representation of rain and lessons drawn from him is that controlling the heart from within brings order outside. Teaching against over excitement and hurry in making life decisions or...

What is the Snake in the Chinese Zodiac?

A snake is mysterious, intuitive, and reticent.  In many cultures, it is associated with bad luck and evil. However, the Chinese revere this animal for its skill and wisdom. This animal is highly regarded to the extent of being included in the Chinese lunar calendar. Like other zodiac animals,...