Yangru Bing

Toasted Goat Cheese

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as Part of a Chinese Meal, or 2 as a Single Dish.
    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Ken Hom

Published 1990

  • About

Cheese is a food rarely, if ever, associated with Chinese cuisine. Although there are no taboos associated with milk and dairy products, they are generally not eaten by the Chinese, for historical, climatic, and other reasons. For instance, by age six, the Chinese — and the majority of the world’s people — cease producing the enzyme lactase required for digesting milk and unprocessed dairy products. Processed milk products such as evaporated and sweetened condensed milk and mild cheeses