Donggu Chao Cai

Stir-Fried Cabbage With Mushrooms

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Taste of China

By Ken Hom

Published 1990

  • About

Buddhism greatly assisted in promoting vegetarianism among the Chinese. However, the religious element alone counted for little among them because the Chinese are almost without taboos when it comes to food. Rather, the Buddhist influence spread because China’s chefs concocted imaginative, delicious, and satisfying vegetarian recipes and whole menus which captured the spirit of Chinese cuisine. Temple restaurants developed a large clientele, and their successes and dishes were quickly em