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Long Jing Shrimp (Dragon Well Shrimp)

 

Long Jing Shrimp (Dragon Well Shrimp)

Longjing Shrimp is a typical famous dish in Hangzhou. It selects fresh shrimps from local rivers and cooked with Longjing Tea. Longjing Shrimp is famous for being cooked with the best Longjing Tea that are produced in the hills nearby Xihu (West Lake) city. In Qing Dynasty, people used to cook the dishes with other high-quality new tea in Anhui Province, thereafter people in Hangzhou cooked the fresh shrimp with Longjing tea, and gave it a name “Longjing Shrimp”.

Guoqiao Rice Noodle

 

Guoqiao Rice Noodle

Legend has it that guo qiao mi xian came about when a young scholar in Yunnan province retreated to another place to prepare for the imperial examination in Qing Dynasty. His loving wife would travel and cross a nearby bridge to bring him his daily meal.

Shaomai

 

Shaomai

Shaomai is a traditional Chinese dumpling served in dianxin / dim sum. There are two regional varieties of shaomai: a Cantonese version, also known as siew mai, and a version from the Jiangnan region.

Laba Festival & Laba Rice Porridge

 

Laba Festival & Laba Rice Porridge

The tradition of eating Laba rice porridge on on this festival started since Song dynasty about 900 years ago.

Red Bean Soup

 

Red Bean Soup

In China, red bean soup is a popular dish. It is categorized as a tang shui, (literally translated as sugar water), or sweet soup. It is often served cold during the summer, and hot in the winter.

Chongqing Spicy Chicken

 

Chongqing Spicy Chicken

The Chongqing Spicy Chicken is part of Szechuan cuisine or Sichuan cuisine. It is a style of Chinese cuisine originating in Sichuan province of southwestern China famed for bold flavours.


 

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