From the early days in ancient China to starring in Michelin star restaurants, Asian cuisine has come a long way. Apart from its mouth-watering taste, the stories and heritage associated with these foods keep on fascinating people still today.
Here are few interesting facts regarding Asian cuisine.
Chop suey is not a traditional Asian dish
Chop suey is no doubt one of the most famous Chinese dishes that is associated with Asian cuisine. A lot of people believe the recipe to be part of authentic Asian cuisine originating from China. However, chop suey was in fact invented by the Chinese immigrants in America.
Tea is also an integral part of the Asian cuisine. This unique beverage, unlike coffee, can be relished throughout the whole day. Tea is the second most consumed drink in the world. A distinctive property of tea is that it is incredibly healthy as it contains antioxidants.
Soup helps in digestion
Having a bowl of warm soup before your meal not only hones your appetite but also helps considerably in the digestive process. What you should not do is to have the soup at the end of the meal as it might disrupt the already stared digestive process and may cause stomach-ache.
These were few interesting facts regarding Asian cuisine. If you want to try traditional style Asian food cooked with nothing but the freshest ingredients. Visit Exotic Wok and Grill on the Gold Coast. Call 07 5549 1188