Friday, June 15, 2012

Jellyfish - A Chinese Delicacy

Jellyfish come in all shapes and sizes and can sting. Moreover they are not pretty creatures to look at and some species are pretty deadly. Aesthetics and toxicity aside, there’s another thing you can do with jellyfish beside admire or avoid them, and that is to eat them! Yes, jellyfish (the non/less toxic kind) is a delicacy that is very popular in China that is usually served shredded, chilled, and tossed with soy sauce, sesame oil, and sesame seeds.

In Singapore, there isn’t that much of a difference in the seasonings, just perhaps the ratio of the seasonings, and/or variations at the various places you can eat this delicacy. Most often than not, if you ever attend a Chinese wedding in Singapore, jellyfish is served as a cold dish for starters. It is something almost all Chinese wedding dinners serve for...Read more>>

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