dishes from china

Dishes from China that has to be tasted

There is a long history of unique cooking and cuisine styles when it comes to China. All the Chinese traditional dishes are a perfect mixture of aroma, colour, taste and appearance.

One can always go for Chinese food delivery  but before that they should have a clear idea on what popular food they can order. Here are some ideas.

Sweet and Sour Pork

This dish has a bright orange colour and it has a perfect combination of sweet and sour taste. Through time this dish has evolved a lot. At present one can add other ingredients like beef, chicken and pork ribs to that as well.

Kung Pao Chicken

It is a very famous dish which showcases the Sichuan style of cooking and it is very popular in China as well as worldwide. To cook this, the major ingredients that are needed are dried chilli, diced chicken and fried pea nuts. In western countries they have their special chicken dish where the meat is covered with vegetables, corn starch, sweet and sour sauce and mashed garlic.

Ma Po Tofu

This is a very popular dish from the Chuan cuisine area and this dish is almost 100 years old. It has a particular spicy and hot taste that comes from the usage to excess pepper powder. One has to have a spicy taste bud to enjoy this. On the other hand, there is a milky tofu which is made from chopped green onion and red ground beef.  This is also very tasty.


Wonton is a very traditional dish from China that exists since the Tang Dynasty where it was a custom to eat wontons during the time of winter solstice. This looks like a right triangle and they are commonly boiled and then served with a bowl of soup. Sometimes wontons are also fried and it can have a filling of minced pork. Diced shrimps are also used sometimes.


This dish also has a very long history of 1800 years and this food is a traditional dish of North China. These dumplings are mainly made from minced meats and chopped vegetables as they are wrapped into a thing piece of dough skin. The common fillings of this dish are diced shrimps, minced pork, vegetables and beef. They can either be steaming, boiling and frying. This is a traditional dish which is mostly eaten during the Chinese New Year’s Eve.

Chow Mein

It is a Cantonese dish which generally means stir fried noodles. It also has perfect addition of meat like pork, chicken, beef and shrimp and celery and onions are also added to them.

Peking Roasted Duck

This is a very famous dish from the land of Beijing and it is considered to be one of the national dishes of China. This is mainly savoured for its crispy and thin skin. Sometimes the slices of this dish are paired with pancakes, soy with mashed garlic and sweet bean sauce.

One can order any of these delicious dishes from Chinese restaurantsand enjoy them.

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