Many dishes that are part of the daily life of Chinese people are easy to cook. Mapo Tofu or Egg Fried Rice take only minutes to cook. Many of the ingredients are readily available at local supermarkets, while others may require a trip to a Chinese/Asian supermarket or the use of a substitute. Hereare some easy DIY recipe ideas. Even if you are new to Chinese cooking, you can cook fine Chinese food by following the recipes.