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 flavours. 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-flavoured journey with Cookidoo®.
Bring out the flavour with High Temperature mode: Enhance the flavour of your dishes with the TM6 High Temperature mode. Cooking at higher temperatures will bring out rich flavours 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 flavourful seasonings for your Chinese cooking.
Perfect your dumplings: Knead your dough, blend your fillings, and finish off by steaming your 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 flavours, dishes and specialties. Discover some characteristics of each region:
A landlocked mountainous region that creates hearty dishes that are often made with wild plants and animals. 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 flavours and a lot of fresh food that is often served raw. Guandong
Cantonese cuisine is a milder and delicate cuisine that is known to be slightly sweeter. Sichuan
Sichuan cuisine uses the Sichuan peppercorn which is known for its mouth-numbing sensation. Hunan
Another spicy cuisine that has sweet and sour flavours, including pickles and preserves.