Seasoned tiger shrimp, dipped in egg batter then lightly fried and served with sweet and fiery chili jam. Yum. Eat this dish in true Chinese style with a selection of home-cooked dishes washed down with copious amounts of Chinese green tea. In fact, Chinese green tea gives this dish balance and makes it a lot healthier. Where’s the rationale? My late grandfather used to swear by Chinese green tea. He was a slim cheerful man who loved singing karaoke at the local Old Gentleman’s Club in the village of Chiao Tao where my father grew up. When I was eight, he said: ‘
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