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BOK CHOY, SHANGHAI
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Chinese food pantry-BOK CHOY, SHANGHAI

Chinese food pantry-BOK CHOY, SHANGHAI BOK CHOY, SHANGHAI. Generally smaller than bok choy, and with pronounced bulbous stalks, Shanghai bok choy is called the “greenish-…

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BOK CHOY
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Chinese food pantry-BOK CHOY

Chinese food pantry-BOK CHOY BOK CHOY. The best-known Chinese vegetable, bok choy, literally “white vegetable” because of its white bulbous stalk, is grown throughout China…

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BLACK BEANS, FERMENTE
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Chinese food pantry-BLACK BEANS, FERMENTED

Chinese food pantry-BLACK BEANS, FERMENTED BLACK BEANS, FERMENTED. These fragrant black beans, preserved in salt, usually come packed in cardboard containers or plastic sacks. Although…

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BEAN THREAD NOODLES
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Chinese food pantry-BEAN THREAD NOODLES

Chinese food pantry-BEAN THREAD NOODLES BEAN THREAD NOODLES. These needle-like threads, also called vermicelli bean threads, cellophane noodles, or simply bean threads, are made by…

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BEAN SPROUTS
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Chinese food pantry-BEAN SPROUTS

Chinese food pantry-BEAN SPROUTS BEAN SPROUTS. There are two varieties. The more common, mung bean sprouts, are white and plump and have a decided crunch….

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BEAN SAUCE
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Chinese food pantry-BEAN SAUCE

Chinese food pantry-BEAN SAUCE BEAN SAUCE. A Cantonese staple, this thick puree is made from the soybeans that remain after soy sauce is made. The…

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BEAN CURD JUICE
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Chinese food pantry-BEAN CURD JUICE

Chinese food pantry-BEAN CURD JUICE BEAN CURD JUICE. A relatively new ingredi- ent, this bottled “juice” is a boon to Chinese cooking. It is a…

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BEAN CURD, RED WET PRESERVED
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Chinese food pantry-BEAN CURD, RED WET PRESERVED

Chinese food pantry-BEAN CURD, RED WET PRESERVED BEAN CURD, RED WET PRESERVED. Theseare cubes of reddish bean curd, fermented with salt, wine, and red rice….

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BEAN CURD, FRESH
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Chinese food pantry-BEAN CURD, FRESH

Chinese food pantry-BEAN CURD, FRESH BEAN CURD, FRESH. This is the most common form of bean curd and is typically sold in 21⁄2- to 3-inch…

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Chinese food pantry-BAMBOO SHOOTS
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Chinese food pantry-BAMBOO SHOOTS

Chinese food pantry-BAMBOO SHOOTS These pale yellow spears are the young beginnings of bamboo trees. In the past, fresh bamboo shoots were unavailable outside of…

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