Earth & Conservation

The Chinese Food You Love Isn't Actually Chinese

Yes, that does include orange chicken.

When many Americans think of Chinese food we tend to think of things like egg rolls, orange or sesame chicken, and crab rangoon. But these common dishes found in nearly all Chinese restaurants in America are nowhere to be found in the actual country of China. So, what makes these foods inauthentic and what dishes are actually considered traditional Chinese food?

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