Category Archives: Chinese food

Eating in Haikou

When visiting Haikou, the provincial capital of Hainan Island, you will find seafood almost in every fine restaurant. Famous local specialties such as Wenchang Chicken, Jiaji Duck and Dongshan Mutton are also served as a must. It is said that Hainan mutton is prepared in a special way, hence it bears several unique attributes that [...]

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Local Snacks of Xining City

Xining is the capital of Qinghai Province, playing an important role as the center of the provincial politics, economy, culture, education, science, transport and communications. Built in 222AD, this old west city bears typical characteristics of coexistence of multi-ethnic and multi-religious cultures. Xining is not only a Chinese Excellent Tourism City due to the beautiful [...]

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Fo Tiao Qiang (Buddha Jumps over the Wall)

With more than 100 years history, Fo Tiao Qiang is a traditional Min Cuisine recipe. It is said to have been created by the wife of a Fuzhou official, who in 1876 was entertaining an important member of the Fujian Government in his home. His wife, who was an excellent cook placed chicken, duck, pork [...]

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