Chinese pancake

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Chinese pancake
Spring onion pancake 2013.JPG
A cong you bing (green onion pancake)
Type Bǐng
Place of origin China
Main ingredients Dough
Cookbook:Chinese pancake  Chinese pancake

Chinese pancakes are a type of thin flat Bǐng pancake found in Chinese cuisine. They may be either savory or sweet, and are generally made with dough[1] rather than batter. They include the following:

  • Bao bing (薄饼), a variety of thin pancake
  • Bing (饼), the generic Chinese term for disc-shaped flatbreads
  • Cong you bing (葱油饼), a salty, unleavened flatbread whose dough contains oil and minced scallions (green onions).
  • Laobing (烙饼), an unleavened flatbread made from wheat flour
  • Jian bing (煎饼), a thin, fried egg pancake similar to a crepe
  • Yue bing (月饼),it is also called mooncake, a kind of food which is eaten during the Mid-autumn Festival. There are many kinds of fillings, such as meat, fruit, vegetable, and so on, with bean paste or lotus paste with cooked whole egg yolks being a popular version. They have various decorative patterns and words.
  • Tujia jiang xiang bing (土家酱香饼)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Liu, Junru (2011). Chinese Food (3rd ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 12. ISBN 978-0521186742. 

See also[edit]

  • Moo shu pork, wrapped in a "moo shu pancake" (a thin wrapper made from wheat flour)
  • Oyster omelette, made from eggs, starch, and oysters
  • Peking duck, wrapped in a "Mandarin pancake" (a thin wrapper made from wheat flour)
  • Popiah, a spring roll wrapped in a crepe-like skin made from wheat flour or rice flour