Chinese Pickles and the Book of Songs

Today: Part 1 in our Problems with Chinese Pickles Series. Chinese pickles are a window into many worlds, as the keywords indicate for this study:

The History and Development of Chinese Pickles, ” Gong Chen, Food and Fermentation Technology, March 2010. (Thanks to investigator Tom Gill for bringing this to our attention.) The author, at the Sichuan Association of Pickles at the Sichuan Academy of Food and Fermentation Industries in Chengdu, China, lists these keywords for the study:

The Book of Songs
salting pickle
Japan and Korea
standard trend

Bonus: Also see the study “Problems Existing in Sichuan Pickles and Solving Measures” in the same journal

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