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Eating in Chinese Canteens

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Chinese food! So when you go teach in China, you must be curious about the food in your placement school. And we are describing the situation of most canteen in Chinese schools.

Breakfast is usually provided at 6 to 7 o’clock. Steamed bun, steamed stuffed bun, porridge, pancake, fried bread stick are normally seen in breakfast time. You can choose what you like, or to eat outside the school.

Lunch begins normally at 11:00 to 12:00 am. In most schools, there are several different dishes for you to choose. Meat dishes usually includes pork, chicken, egg, etc. Vegetable depends on the seasons. Dinner usually starts at 5:00 to 6:00 pm. It has little difference from the lunch. Still rice plus some meat and vegetable.

However, in some schools or universities, you can enjoy other forms of meals right you the cafeteria. You may find Ma-la-tang (Vegetables and Meat in spicy boiled boil), fried noodle, cold rice noodle, etc. 

Youtube Video: Typical Canteen food of a Chinese public school