Presentation on theme: "CHINESE FOOD & DRINKS By, Jim and Vincent RICE The Chinese started planting rice at least 3,000 to 4,000 to years ago. Rice is grown in flooded field."— Presentation transcript:
RICE The Chinese started planting rice at least 3,000 to 4,000 to years ago. Rice is grown in flooded field called paddy fields. Rice cakes were made during the Spring Festival and it was believed that people who ate them would achieve a good harvest!
POPULAR CHINESE FOODS Rice Stir fry is a variety of veggies and Lo Mein Lo Mein(Noodles) Turtle Soup is popular. It is made of turtles, tomato soup, rice, greens, and mustard. Chinese Pineapple Tart is a very popular food during the Chinese New Year. It has the color of the dragon, and the dragon means good luck.
TEA Tea is grown in southern China. Chinese people drink a great deal of tea, without milk.
CHINESE MARKETS Most Chinese people go shopping every day for food to make sure it is fresh. Many Chinese people go to street markets to buy their food. Farmers from the country will bring their vegetables and meat to cities to be sold.
CHOPSTICK SUPERSTITIONS Uneven pairs mean you will be unlucky Crossed pairs means you are done with your meal
RESOURCES CHINA by Janet Rieheckey Take a Trip to China by Sally Mason Website - Ancient China for Kids Website – Ancient China for Kids: Food of China