English - Chinese Food Mini (People's Republic Of China Version)

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English - Chinese Food Mini (People's Republic Of China Version)

Authored by Brand Smit

Any tourist, traveler, Western business person or foreign expat can attest to the occasional challenge ordering food in China.

Unless you’re in a five star restaurant or pointing at a picture of a hamburger at some fast food joint, you may find it difficult to figure out exactly what you’re going to get, or to get what you really want.

This mini food dictionary and phrase book aims to make the process somewhat less confusing.

China is a vast country; it’s therefore no surprise that you’ll find a wide variety of local cuisines and delicacies. Use the final section of this humble guide to explore the tastes of the “Eight Culinary Traditions of China”. You can even point to the Chinese characters to make sure you end up with the right item!

INCLUDES Chinese characters as well as romanized words.


Introduction: About the Romanization • Traditional Chinese Characters/Simplified Chinese Characters • The Four Tones • Pronunciation • Measure Words • Numbers • Money • Quantities & Sizes • Time & Calendar • Pronouns • Basic Verbs • Colors • Polite Phrases
Food Phrases
Basic Food Vocabulary
Food-Related Vocabulary
Seafood & Other Fish
Desserts & Snacks
Condiments & Other Extras
Cooking Methods
In The Kitchen: Ingredients For Baking & Cooking
In The Kitchen: Spices
In The Kitchen: Tools & Utensils
National Cuisines
Most Common Chinese Food
Regional Cuisines
Regional Dishes & Delicacies


Publication Date:
1478187077 / 9781478187073
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
4.25" x 6"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Foreign Language Study / Chinese

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