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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.