Food culture has played a prominent role throughout Chinese history. China's rich cuisine spans from the southeast to the northwest, and is characterized by both simple and complex flavors. Sour, sweet, spicy, salty and bitter, a large range of different tastes are represented across the many traditional and modern dishes. Let’s begin our full-flavored journey with Cookidoo®.
Bring out the flavor with High Temperature mode: Enhance the flavor of your dishes with the TM6® High Temperature mode. Cooking at higher temperatures will bring out rich flavors you've always dreamed of preparing.
Authentic spice mixes: Spices are the soul of Chinese cuisine. Think Sichuan peppercorns, five-spice powder, chili powder… The powerful grinding power of Thermomix® means you will have fragrant, fresh and flavorful seasonings for your Chinese cooking.
Perfect your dumplings: Knead dough, blend fillings, and finish off by steaming homemade dumplings in the Varoma. Making delicious dumplings at home has never been easier.
Perfect rice, every time: Prepare this popular Chinese side dish with the TM6® Rice mode.
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Each culinary region has distinct flavors, dishes and specialties. Discover some characteristics of each region:
A landlocked mountainous region that creates hearty dishes that are often made with wild foods and herbs. Shandong
A coastal region in Northeast China that focuses on seafood, preserving and braising. Jiangsu
This region cooks a lot of fresh foods, seafood, and other dishes that require precise cooking techniques. They are also known for their beautiful food presentation. Fujian/Min
Their cuisine has a slightly sweet and sour taste, and they are known for their delicacies from the sea and from the mountains. Zhejiang
Delicate flavors that are fresh, crispy and seasonal. Their food is often served raw or slightly cooked. Guandong
Cantonese cuisine is a milder and delicate cuisine that is known to be slightly sweeter. Sichuan
Sichuan cuisine is spicy and bold and uses the Sichuan peppercorn which is known for its mouth-numbing sensation. Hunan
Another spicy cuisine that has sweet and sour flavors, including pickles and preserves.