Friday, August 8, 2008

Zhangjiajie Food and Cuisine

Pepole in China’s mountainous regions are known for eating unique things and the Hunanese are fond of spicy food ,while Zhangjiajie people prefer both. As Zhangjiajie is a tourist destination ,many standard Chinese dishes and the famous ones of ethnic groups are available like sauteed preserved pork and fish. Most food is quite delicious, which will definitely add color to your journey in Zhangjiajie.

Sauteed Preserved Pork

Tujia cuisines are predominated with dishes like Tujia hot pot, fried bee eggs, and tuanniancai. Tujia specialties such as ge fen, rice wine, cold noodles and Ciba are tasty very much. In addition, “Tujia niancai” means that the dishes are only presented on the eve of the spring festival, including steamed meat , chicken soup with chestnuts, preserved fish and so on. At that time , Tujia people will reflect on the past and pay tribute to their ancestors. Dishes are usually placed at the center of the table so that everyone around the table can share them. And a Tujia hot pot usually is the favorite of all family members.

Sauteed Preserved Fish

Other local specialties include wild rabbit, snake soup and the hot pot of dog meat. For those fond of spicy food, try the sauteed beef with wild pepper. Breakfast generally consists of buns, noodles , dumplings , fried bread stick , soybean milk and Won ton.

Dried Tofu Slices

Glutinous Rice Pie

Glutinous Rice balls

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