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Getting Ready

Food is an important part of every culture - and China is no exception.  You can make such a difference to a Chinese visitor’s stay by simply adding some easy foods and recipes to your breakfast menu.  

General tips for welcoming Chinese guests specifically for food providers.

Tourism New Zealand/Qualmark

Here's an easy local New Zealand recipe for congee or conjee, which is a type of rice porridge or gruel popular in many Asian countries.


From a simple bowl of rice porridge to luo buo gao, a savory steamed turnip cake served thinly sliced and fried, Chinese breakfasts are one of the most satisfying ways to start the day.

Check out these Beijing breakfast basics.

The World of Chinese