The Book of Tea Gourmand, by Diego Morlachetti, is a publication with a local stamp that shows a journey through the history of this millenary infusion. It also offers handy and straightforward practices to get introduced to the art of one of the most enigmatic and delicious beverages.
Whether it is Chinese or foreigners, to change their fundamental ideas, out of their comfort zone to try new things, is not an easy thing.
Because in knowledge, the tea should be tea powder, tea bags, Organic Tian Mu Mao Feng Green Tea.
Out of courtesy, they sip a few mouthfuls, put on the side. Get off work, everyone’s desk is still full of a cup of tea.
For me, in the “promotion” of Chinese culture suffered such a defeat, is not the first time.
Once and chat with colleagues, a few people boast that they like to eat Chinese food, I said to them, you eat Chinese food, not Chinese food, but after improved American Chinese food, no one in China to eat, next time I take you To eat real lunch.
Watching them look fascinated, I suddenly came to the momentum. The next day at noon, I took the gang to a very authentic Sichuan restaurant, a couple of lungs, white garlic meat, boiled fish, boiled pork and ants on the tree.
Americans eat Chinese food;
Such as dishes on a plate on the table, my colleagues face expression is slowly becoming surprised. They raised their chopsticks carefully, carefully holding the recipes into their mouths.
I could not bear the heart of the Zuo Zongtang chicken and sesame beef.
In cities like New York, everyone advertises their willingness to accept new things.
Those who have been to the United States probably know how American Chinese food is all about. I found the Chinese Restaurant in the map, the results of dense.
Also, there are sesame chicken and dried tangerine peel chicken, flavor almost the same.
The taste of all these dishes is similar.
The feeling of each restaurant is very different;
There is a lot of starch thicken the sticky egg soup, hot and sour soup is also very common.
The menu also looks.
And even the storage box is almost the same, often seen in the US drama.
Accepted high American Shaxian snacks are fast food, not the standard Chinese fare. The difficulty is a common phenomenon, not to mention the impact of two kinds of food culture.