"This delicious cold spiced beef was a re-creation of an old memory that haunted my family periodically" after the restaurant where they had eaten it closed, writes Mai Leung in her book "Dim Sum and Other Chinese Street Food." I haven't tried this but am posting it because I know other members, or perhaps other people surfing the Web, are interested in Muslim style Chinese recipes. Many Chinese people use pork to flavor dishes, by Muslims cannot eat pork for religious reasons, so Chinese Muslim food focuses on beef and lamb. She suggests serving with Chinese egg noodles that have been cooked, cooled, and tossed lightly with oil to prevent sticking. These are supposed to be appetizer servings.