Yunnan Cuisine, though
not yet well known in the West, is one of the best regional eating experiences
in China. Many dishes borrow hot, spicy flavours from neigh-bouring Sichuan.
Others, influenced by periodic mirgrations provinces such as Jiangsu,
Zhejiang and Guangdong, reflect the subtle, rounded taste of eastern and
southeast Chinese cuisine. The Year round availability and variety of
vegetables provides a seemingly limitless menu.
tasty, country-cured ham. Unlike in the rest of China, the Yunnanese
appreciate certain dairy products. An excellent mild white cheese
(rubing) is eaten fried or steamed in combination with ham or vegetables
especially the tender, emerald-green horse beans (candou). In spring
ans summer eels, caught in the wet rice fields, are great delicacy.
in great profusion when the rains let up in August. The most highly
prized of the dozens of varieties are "chicken-tast mushroom", (jizong)and
morel, called " Sheep-stomach mushroom " (yangduzi). For vegetable
lovers, Yunnan is a joy, Lotus root, bamboo shoots, tender young pea-sprouts,
Chinese broccoli, beans of many types, green garlic shoots.
is the ceramic steam pot, a squat, round, lidded vessel with an internal
spout, or chimmney, that allows steam to enter and circulate but not
escape. Chicken cooked by this technique produces a superior soup
entirely from steam and natural juices. This dish, called steam Pot
Chicken ( qiguoji) comes first on the list of Yunnan's specialities.
feature, which should not put anybody off, is the inclusion of natural
medicinal ingredients used by the Chinese both to enhance flavour
and to promote health. These might include ginseng, herbs or dried
Kunming Dinning, Kunming Food
A recommended restaurant for the
Yunnan Steam Pot Chicken Dish mentioned is Fuzhao Lou located in Kunming
Northen Meishiceng, the branch restaurant is located in Kunming Beijing
Road, inside of Jingjiang Hotel, (¸£ÕÕÂ¥Æû¹ø¼¦µê).
famous flavour dishes in the province, came from a story in the southern
Yunnan. A scholar, preparing for the imperial examinations . isolated
himself on an island in a lake. His devoted wife was dismayed that
meals she carried to him across a long, wooden bridge always arrived
cold. But by chance, she
the way to keep soup boiling hot was to top it with a thin layer of
vegetable oil which prevented the spot without a stove. Of course,
her husband passed the exams.
Kunming Jianxing Yuan Restaurant,
Yunnan Food in Chinese New Year
Eve Dinner, Chinese family Dinner on Chinese New Eve
Chinese New Year Dinner is very important
for Chinese family people, every member from the family if they live
in the different cities will try them best to return to their parenets
home, bring the new year food staff, gifts to visit their parenets,
have a united family dinner, sit together around the table, parents
will busy in preparing a big table food to celebrate the new year
For ordinary family will cook the
most famous Yunnan/Dian Food during Chinese New Year Eve, such as:
Yunnan Dian Food, Eight Treasures
1, Eight Treasures Rice
2, Ten Thousands Pieces
This Ten Thousands Pieces Meet Dish is made of Meet Layers, salted
vegetables, and brown suger, steem them, it need a good skills to
make meet not hard and not oilling to eat.
Steam Pot Chicken ( Qiguoji) Yunnan
4, Longer Years Dish,
This Longer Year Dish is made of longer Green Chinese Cabbage,
white carrot, boiling them with water. Should boil them for a big
pot, we will keep on eating longer year dish for several days during
the spring festival. It means you get a long life.
5. Fried Meet Ball
This Fried Meet Ball is the meaning of the family United at the
end of this year.
6. Green Garllic & White Bean
This dish is Green garllic cooked with white bean curd, this dish
is very import to eat during the Chinese New Year Eve, it means you
are clean and clear for your finance, during the past and coming year,
green garllic in chinese means 清白， Qin Shuan"
, whtie bean curd in chinese means" Bai", (Qin+Bai)=qin
bai, it means clean and understanding in the money£¬you
don't have any debt and finacial crimal problem in your life.
The dish is first choice among tourists, after choosing ducks from
Dianchi Lake and preparing with some ten steps, it can be served. The
dish is golden with a soft flavor. It is said that Bittern Duck is dish
do much good to people's health.
Nanzhao Banquet Menu 1. Crispy Chicken in Garli Sauce
2. Double Boiled Chicken Broth with Chinese Herbs
3. Wok-Fried Live Shrimp with Chili Sauce
4. Gratin Live Scallop with Celery
5. Fried Beef fillet in Black Sauce
6. Sauteed Sea Crab
7. Steamed Mandarin Fish in Lemon Sauce
8. Stewed Rabbit Yunnan Style
9. Braised Asparagus in Superior Jus
10. Fried Rice Yunnan Style
11. Turnip Cake in puff Pastry
12. Pan-fried Bun with Minced Meat
13. seasonal Fruit Platter
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