How to “vegan-ize” the most iconic Sichuan dish!

How to “vegan-ize” the most iconic Sichuan dish! Let’s take some mushrooms, a wok, and some curiosity. Innovation beyond tradition. Vegan mapo doufu is now served. Meat? No thanks. More and more young Chinese are deciding to approach the vegetarian diet, driven by a greater sensitivity towards environmental issues. About 5% of the Chinese population […]

Sichuan in Western Cooking

Sichuan in Western Cooking? It Could Work, Ask the Romans! East meets West. Not only dan dan mian, but Sichuan peppercorn is also now used in the most innovative kitchens with chocolate and even foie gras. Sichuanese food is just endlessly stimulating and exciting. We at DeZhuang are big fans of the Sichuan peppercorn. Real […]


In Sichuan, spice is life. What comes into your mind when you think of Sichuan food? Málà flavor is the right answer Chinese food is more than just stir-fry noodles or dumplings. Have you ever heard of dishes like mapo tofu, hotpot, or spicy dandan noodles? All of them come from Sichuan, a region of […]