Corn was considered low-class, coarse food during the Cultural Revolution, in large part because Chinese corn was far less sweet than today's American variety. The occasional ear of sweet corn that appeared was highly prized and used in dishes like Stir-Fried Corn and Pine Nuts.

 

 

 

Stir-Fried Pork Shreds with Chives

 
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Shredded Chicken with Peanut Sauce

 
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Old Pockmarked Granny's Tofu

 
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2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Sasha Gong and Scott D. Seligman