Skip to main content
  1. Dishes/

white rice

茶餐廳 白飯 白飯 茶餐廳
Talk Dim Sum
Author
Talk Dim Sum
On the App Store

Dim Sum Cafe, Las Vegas, Nevada

Chinese
#

Cantonese
#

白飯

Pronunciation ( Yale)
#

baahk faahn

Wiktionary
#

白飯, ,

Mandarin
#

白飯

Pronunciation ( Mandarin)
#

bái fàn

Wiktionary
#

白飯, ,

Simplified
#

白饭

Wiktionary
#

白饭, ,

Description
#

Plain steamed white rice (although, really, it’s boiled), usually served in small bowls, or a big bowl from which it is served in small bowls.

Characters
#

is white, and is rice (cooked), so 白飯 is white rice.

Rice is so intrinsic to Chinese cuisine that 食飯 (sihk faahn), eat rice, generally means to have a meal (specifically, a Chinese meal).

References
#