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Cooking Chinese Breakfast

Photo: Morten Svane

Chinese people care a lot about food and it is one of the most important aspects of Chinese culture. 

There is an old saying in Chinese that goes: "hunger breeds discontent." 

The Chinese generally prefer warm breakfasts, and since a large percentage of Chinese are lactose intolerant, classic Western breakfasts like cornflakes with cold milk or muesli and yogurt will not hit the spot with your Chinese guests.

So what do the Chinese eat? We have selected six easy-to-make recipes for classic Chinese breakfast items.