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Dang-O, or the wife-beating vegetable

  Scientific name: Glebionis coronarium Japanese: Shungiku 春菊 Korean: Sukgat 쑥갓 Tibetan:  Skalzang སྐལ་བཟང་ Mandarin Chinese: Tonggao 茼蒿 Hokkien/Teochew: Dang-o 茼蒿, Pabor-tsai 打某菜 Cantonese: Tongho 茼蒿 Thai: Pak Thang-o ผักตั้งโอ๋ Greek: Mantilida μαντηλίδα Dang-o or Shungiku features heavily in hotpots, a…

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Fried hard tofu 炸豆干

  Most people think there is only one kind of tofu, namely, tofu. The texture of tofu can ranged from very soft, curd-like to very hard and bouncy. In Chinese, the word “doufu” refers only to the curd-like ones. Even…

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Kana-tsai 橄榄菜

Literally translated as “olive vegetables”, one is often mistakenly informed that this Teochew specialty are “leaves of the Chinese relative of the olive tree”. In fact, kana-tsai is composed mainly of mustard leaves. Its history dates back to the Tang…

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