Video Lesson: Traditional Chinese Breakfast (Part II) (Intermediate, Module 4)

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  Instructor: Ellie Length: 02:02
  Knowledge Point: Traditional Chinese Breakfast Part 2: soybean milk and deep-fried dough sticks (Intermediate, Module 4)
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What's the most classic Chinese breakfast?
Martin45 says
Okay, so apparently 油条 are called Fritters in English.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fritter‎
"Fritter is a name applied to a wide variety of fried foods, usually consisting of a portion of batter or breading which has been filled with bits of meat, seafood, fruit, ..."

Personally, I'm wondering what the difference is between a fritter or 油条 and a doughnut or 油炸圈饼 = 甜甜圈.  Is it only a matter of shape?  If I take a fritter and curl it up so that it is now in the shape of a ring is it now a doughnut?
July 4, 2013 Reply
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