Sichuan cuisine is one of the most popular in all of China. There are eight most famous culinary traditions in the country. You can meet the dishes of every direction in Chengdu today. In addition, it is possible to order dishes of Italian, English, French, German and other cuisines of the world. If you do not want to join the local culinary traditions or look for an institution with a familiar menu, you can pay your attention to the restaurants of famous corporations like McDonald's. There are many of them in the city.
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It is worth noting that pepper is popular almost as well as rice in traditional Chengdu cuisine. So if you do not like too spicy dishes, it is necessary to specify the amount of spices when ordering. Fortunately, not all local dishes are very spicy. In addition, sour, sweet, and salty dishes have gained considerable popularity. But it is worth noting that, it is spicy seasonings that better reveal the taste of the most popular Chengdu dishes. Be sure to taste the local hot pot. It is better to order it in Shizuo Hot Pot or in Huangcheng Laoma. However, this dish is popular. So, you can find it in many local institutions.
Initially, hot pot was a very simple dish. It was cooked the most often by refugees to keep warm in cold weather. Today, a steaming pot is in the middle of the table. All participants of the meal add their favorite foods to it. This dish has become an everyday treat. In addition, lamb, fish, many vegetables, and mushrooms can be added in hot-pot. So this dish will definitely appeal to everyone. Be sure to taste bean curd with minced meat and chili oil. It is also called Mapo Doufu. This is a very popular Chinese dish. It originated in Chengdu. Mapo Doufu is served hot and very soft. It is poured with spicy hot sauce with pepper and usually mixed with minced meat. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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If you like dishes at the same time sweet and sour, it is worth tasting Gong Bao Ji Ding. Spicy, diced chicken with peanuts is popular all over the world today. An interesting fact is that the original recipe remained unchanged in Chengdu. Diced chicken is the basis of the dish. It is stewed with herbs and peanuts. It is also worth tasting spicy pork Hui Guo Rou Pian. This dish is often rightly called "twice-cooked". First, pork ribs with meat are cooked in hot water with ginger pieces and salt. Then it is cut into smaller pieces and fried in a pan with a special convex bottom. Vegetables, most often it is finely chopped cabbage and pepper are added to the meat then.
It is worth tasting such exotic as braised beef lungs. An interesting fact is that the name of the dish in translation sounds like "lungs pairs". But the lungs of the animal are generally not used when cooking. Other internal organs are part of the dish. First, the entrails are stewed in soy sauce. The dish is served with hot sauce, pepper, sesame seeds, and peanuts. It is w to taste Walton soup. This is a fairly light broth with traditional local dumplings.
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If you are already tired of hot pot, then be sure to taste Malatang. This dish is also called "numb tongue soup" or Chuan Chuan Xiong. It is raw meat cut into small pieces along with the cow or pig entrails and vegetables. They are strung on special bamboo sticks and lowered into a pot with boiling spicy broth. The pot is put on a special burner in restaurants. Like hot pot, Malatang is a company dish. You can hardly eat it alone. Ji si Liang Mian cold noodles are also interesting. Boiled noodles are cooled and mixed with sauce, bean sprouts and pieces of chicken, pig or just ham.
Local desserts are not desserts in fact. There is no special time for sweet dishes in Chinese cuisine. Meals are served and eaten in the order of preparation here. It is worth tasting Tong Sui from red beans, sweet potatoes or water chestnut. It's a warm, sweet jelly soup. Herbal jelly is tasty and healthy. However, it is not too sweet. That is why the dish is often served with sweet syrup. Both candied fruits and candied chrysanthemums are very popular. The petals, by the way, are very similar to candied fruits.
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It is worth to participate at least once in the Chinese tea ceremony. It is not inferior in complexity to the Japanese. Varieties of green tea are traditionally more popular in Chengdu. The Chinese call black tea red because of the color of the drink. It is drunk less often and mostly by national minorities. There are many tea shops in the city. So it will be easy to find a variety that you like. Wine is a collective term in Chengdu. It includes many different kinds of drinks. They are made from rice or herbs even more often than from grapes. Local vodka differs from wine by increased strength. It is worth tasting a drink infused with wheat according to ancient recipes.
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