Chinese Food

Qinghai

Liangfen (bean jelly)

Liangfen (bean jelly) is made from pea powder and cut into short strips. Liangfen is served with vinegar, chili and mashed garlic, mustard and salt to enhance the taste the dish.

Zasui Tang

Zasui Tang is a soup cooked with lamb and oxen entrails. Locals often eat this snack for breakfast. The hot soup helps warm people during the winter.

Sichuan

Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao Chicken (宫保鸡丁) is a famous Sichuan-style specialty, popular with both Chinese and foreigners. The major ingredients are diced chicken, dried chili, and fried peanuts.

Sichuan boiled fish

If you ever visit a Sichuan restaurant, a boiled dish is a must. Water boiling is a unique cooking method from Sichuan cuisine. Usually heavy seasonings including Doubanjiang, chili peppers, ginger, Sichuan peppercorns and other common seasonings are used in the basic soup base and then beef, pork, fish, blood tofu are cooked along with other side ingredients.The key step of all boiled dishes is the pouring of hot oil on the surface after the main dish is done. This process helps to give the dish a brighter color and a stronger taste.

Mapo tofu

The Mapo tofu is the most famous Chinese tofu recipe. Due to the outstanding of Doubanjiang, the spicy coating of tofu form a deep contrast with the faint and fresh taste of tofu. Mapo tofu usually is stir-fried with minced pork or minced beef.

Gansu

Lanzhou, the capital of Gansu Province, is situated in the Lanzhou on the shore of the Yellow River. The city enjoys a reputation of being the “City of Melons and Fruit.” Basin The restaurants in Lanzhou serve a wide variety of dishes, of which ethnic minorities’ dishes are very famous.

Roast Whole Sheep

Liangfen (bean jelly) is made from pea powder and cut into short strips. Liangfen is served with vinegar, chili and mashed garlic, mustard and salt to enhance the taste the dish.

Beef Noodles in Clear Soup

Lanzhou Beef Noodles in Clear Soup, a delicious snack in Lanzhou city, is considered as one of the “10 Major Noodle Dishes” of China.

Heilongjiangsu

Fried Pork Shreds

Fried Pork Shreds, Salted Vegetables and Vermicelli Made from Bean Starch—炒肉渍菜粉

Quick-boiled Pork 汆白肉

Yunnan

Yunnan Style Steamed Chicken

Yunnan Yiliang Roast Duck

Hunan

Steamed Hams

Spicy Chicken

Money fish

Shaanxi

Yangrou Paomo

Calabash Chicken

Hebei

Lion-shaped Fish—金毛狮子鱼

Stewed Sliced Fish in Sauce—酱汁瓦块鱼

Pot-stewed Chicken —马家老鸡铺卤鸡

Jilin

Ginseng Steamed Chicken in Clay Pot—人参汽锅鸡

The ingredients of the dish include a chicken, ginsengs, pig bone broth and many kinds of condiments. The steamed chicken in the dish is soaked in clear soup and is delicious. This dish has tender chicken meat and is very nutritious.

Jilin

One-Thousand Meat Slices—千张肉

With sliced thin streaky pork as the main material, sesame oil, fermented bean curd, fermented soybeans, soy sauce, salt, onions, ginger and Chinese prickly ash as seasonings, this dish is overall excellence in colour, smell, taste and shape. Tender and delicious, the dish consists of many thin slices of pork, hence the name.

Three-Delicacy Dried Bean Curd Sheet—三鲜豆皮

Hot Dry Noodles—热干面

Guangdong

Fried Bean Curd

Baiyun Pig's Trotters

Taiye Chicken

Guizhou

Fish in Sour Soup

Huaxi Beef Rice Noodles

Gongbao Chicken (KongPao Chicken)

Jiangxi

Fish in Sour Soup

Huaxi Beef Rice Noodles

Gongbao Chicken (KongPao Chicken)