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Food Flavors, Shanghai Style

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ID: SH0005 Elementary
Some places are known for their spicy food (Sichuan, Hunan), others, for their salty food (Dongbei). Shanghai is known for its sweet, oily flavors. Love it or hate it, you're going to want to be able to talk about it should you find yourself in a Shanghai-style restaurant. Learn how to describe flavors in Shangahainese in today's show!
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ts’e dish
米道 mi dɔ taste
哪能 na nəŋ how is it
ɦe salty
ts’e ŋaʔ mi dɔ na nəŋ ?
How does the dish taste?
geʔa ts’e ɦiɤ ne ɦe ,a me ts’e ta di leʔ 。
This dish is a bit salty, that dish is too sweet.
geʔme geʔa ɦoŋ sɔ nioʔ na nəŋ ?
So, how about this braised fatty pork?
mi dɔ lɔ ʦɛ a !
The flavor is really good!
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