Liuzhou Laowai

Random thoughts on life in Liuzhou, Guangxi, China

Friday Food Index

Friday Food Index

Chopsticks

Please note, where Chinese names are given in this index, they tend to be the names used most often here in Liuzhou, Guangxi. Other names may be used in other parts of China or in the Chinese diaspora. The relevant articles often have more information. 

Abalone – 鲍鱼

Alligator – 鳄鱼

Almond Fish – 杏仁小鱼

Amaranth – 汉菜

Bamboo Shoots – 竹笋

Bayberries – 杨梅

Belt Fish  – 带鱼

Bitter Hemp – 苦麻菜

Bitter Melon – 苦瓜

Black Ants – 黑蚂

Black Garlic – 黑蒜

Bladder Moon Snails – 扁玉螺

Blue Crabs – 蓝蟹

Brake –  蕨菜

Brake Root Vermicelli – 蕨根粉丝

Brown Rice Porridge – 糙米粥

Bugs

Burdock – 牛蒡

Capelin – 多春鱼

Cassia Seeds – 决明子

Caterpillar Fungus – 冬虫夏草

Celtuce – 莴笋

Chayote Shoots – 佛手瓜苗

Cherimoya – 凤梨释迦

Chicken Skin Fruit – 鸡皮果

Chinese Breads – 面包

Chinese Foldwing – 羊肝菜

Chinese Haws – 山楂

Chinese Olives – 橄榄

Chinese Sardines – 沙丁鱼

Chinese Yam – 山药

Chrysanthemum Leaf – 菊花菜

Ci gu – 慈菇

Cockscomb – 鸡冠

Conpoy – 干贝

Cordycep Militaris – 虫草花

Day Lily Buds – 黄花菜

Dog – 狗肉

Dongbei Wild Rice Stems – 胶笋

Donkey – 驴肉

Doubanjiang – 豆瓣酱

Dragon Fruit 火龙果

Dried Baked Wheat Gluten –  脱水烤麸

Dried Egg – 鸡蛋干

Dried Flowers

Dried Fungi

Dried Watercress – 西洋采干

Eggs

Facing Heaven Chillies – 朝天椒

Fats and Oils (Part One)

Fats and Oils (Part Two)

Fats and Oils (Part Three)

Fermented Black Beans – 豆豉

Fish Head – 鱼头

Fish maw – 花胶

Five Flavour Berries – 五味子

Five Spice Pork Skin – 五香猪皮

Fox Nuts – 茨实

Fresh Fungi

Fresh Soy Beans – 黄豆

Frog  – 田鸡

Fruit Cucumber – 水果黄瓜

Fu Zhu – 腐竹

Furu – 腐乳

Garland Chrysanthemum – 茼蒿

Garlic Chives – 韭菜

Garlic Scapes – 蒜苔

Gingko Nuts – 白果

Ginseng Fruit – 人参果

Golden Pig Cakes – 招财金猪饼

Gristle – 瓢香脆骨

Guilinggao – 龟苓膏

Hairy Crabs – 毛蟹

Harbin Red Sausage – 哈尔滨红肠

Hasma – 雪蛤膏

Hibiscus – 玫瑰茄

Hongzhui Mushrooms – 红椎菌

Horned Melon – 刺角瓜

Hunan Dried Minnows

Hunan Larou –  湖南腊肉

Hunan Pickled Vegetable Sauce – 湖南酱菜

Jackfruit – 菠罗蜜

Jellyfish – 水母

Jicama – 潦薯

Jinhua Ham – 金华火腿

Kohlrabi – 芬兰球

Kou Rou – 扣肉

Laba Beans – 腊八豆

Lao Gan Ma Chilli Sauce – 老干妈辣椒酱

Licorice – 甘草

Lily Bulbs – 百合

Lizard’s Tail – 鱼腥草

Longan – 龙眼

Loofah – 丝瓜

Lotus Pods – 莲蓬

Lotus Roots – 莲藕

Malabar Spinach – 木耳菜

Mangosteens – 山竹

Mi Jiao 米椒

Milk Puffs – 奶泡芙

Mugwort Cake  – 艾葉粑

Mulberry – 黑桑

Mushrooms – Dried

Mushrooms – Fresh

New Year Cake – 年糕

Oil Seed Rape – 油菜

Osmanthus 桂花

Ox Treasure – 黄牛牛宝

Pangasius – 庀利鱼

Passion Fruit – 百香果

Pea Shoots – 豌豆苗

Peanuts – 花生

“Peanut Beans” – 花生豆

People Shaped Fruit 人形果

Phoenix Balls – 凤凰球

Pickled Jerusalem Artichoke – 洋姜

Pidan – 皮蛋

Pig Skin Jelly – 猪皮冻

Pomelo 柚子

Prawn Crackers – 虾片

Purple Perilla – 紫苏

Qing Ming Cha – 清明茶

Quinoa – 藜麦 – Chia Seeds – 奇亚籽

Rabbit – 兔子

Radishes – 萝卜

Rice – 米

River Snails – 螺蛳

Rousong – 肉松

Saintly Women Fruit – 干圣女果

Salt – 盐

Salted Broad Beans – 炒蚕豆

Sand Ginger – 沙姜

“Sauce Cucumber” – 酱黄瓜

Sea Cucumber – 茄子参

Seaweed – 海藻

Sesame Lotus Cake – 芝麻莲蓉包

Silkie – 乌骨鸡

Single head garlic – 独蒜

Snake Skin Fruit – 蛇皮果

Snubnose Pompano – 金鲳

Sorghum – 高梁

Soy Pickled Chilli Garlic – 奉为泡蒜

Soy Sauce Cured Bacon – 酱腊培根

Soy Sauce -酱油

Squid  – 鱿鱼

Stinky Tofu – 臭豆腐

Sweet Potato Shoots – 红薯苗

Tamarind – 酸豆

Tea – 茶

Tick-Trefoil – 金钱草

Tiger Salad  – 老虎菜

Tofu 1 – 豆腐 1

Tonkin Jasmine – 夜香花

Turkey – 火鸡

Water Shield – 莼菜

Water Spinach – 空心菜

Wax Apples – 莲雾

Wolfberry – 枸杞

Worcestershire Sauce – 辣酱油

Wu Dalang Pancakes – 武大郎烧饼

Xiang Gua – 香瓜

Xiang Liao – 香料

Xiapi – 虾皮

Xue cai – 雪菜

Yellow Croaker – 黄花鱼

Yellow Flesh Water Melon – 黄肉西瓜

Yellow Lantern Chilli – 灯笼椒

Yizhou Blood Sausage – 宜州血肠

Yupai – 鱼排

Yuzu Tea – 柚子茶

Zhacai – 榨菜

Zhuang Pickled Vegetables 壮乡辣采


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