I like Chengdu snacks

posted on 2nd of november, 2009

Chengdu,capital of Sichuan,is known for its spicy food. In recent years, Chengdu cuisine, such as hot pot, ma la tang, and other characteristic food has been popular around the whole country and adroad.
Chengdu snacks enjoy a high reputation both at home and abroad with their unique colors, aromas, shapes and tastes. There is a statement that "All good foods are found in Chengdu." According to statistics, Chengdu has at least over 500 different kinds of established snacks and over 5,000 stores that serve snacks.
Chengdu snacks owns a long history which can be dated back to the Three Kingdom Period. Being part of the time-honored culture, Chengdu food culture appeals to people from all over the world.
Chengdu Snacks owns several notable characteristics that make it unique.
Chengdu snacks are carefully prepared with meticulously selected materials.
Chengdu boasts a wide variety of snacks. According to statistics, Chengdu has at least over 500 different kinds of established snacks and over 5,000 stores that serve snacks.
Chengdu snacks are varied in taste. People who have not been to Chengdu will think all dishes and snacks served in Chengdu are spicy. As a matter of fact, many Chengdu snacks are aromatic, sweet, tender and tasty.
Chengdu snacks are divided into four categories according to the main ingredients: wheat flour, rice, meat and vegetable, miscellaneous.
Most of the snacks are made of wheat, rice, and miscellaneous grain powder. They are exquisite in appearance and refined in seasoning. Most snacks have been developed by the street vendors, which determine their characteristic of being economical and fold-friendly. Zhong Boiled Dumplings, Longchaoshou (dumpling soup, or wonton known in north China), Lai Tangyuan (stuffed balls made of glutinous rice flour served in soup) and Guo Tangyuan are the examples of famous traditional brands.

Comments (6)

Posted by Frantab01 on November 03, 2009
love spicy food, looks delicious :)
Posted by Picstudio on November 03, 2009
looking very yummy.
Posted by Fultonsphoto on November 03, 2009
Interesting, they look great, also love spicy food.
Posted by Marlonu on November 02, 2009
Many travelers know Sichuan cuisine for its "hot and spicy" flavors or a few of its most famous dishes; it is legendary in China for its sophistication and diversity. The regional cuisine boasts 5,000 different dishes. Sichuan cuisine has enjoyed a worldwide reputation. However, most people immediately think of Sichuan food soon after it is mentioned as a hot or spicy food. You may wonder why the red pepper is so popular. Here is a common explanation. Sichuan has a humid climate that encourages people to eat strongly spiced foods. The red pepper may help reduce internal dampness. So I will try this food because it looks good plus it will be appropriate to the climate when I get the chance to visit Chengdu but first I have to save enough money so that I wont have to use my quick payday loans.
Posted by Fenghui on November 02, 2009
welcome to Sichuan
Posted by Wildmac on November 02, 2009
Sounds yummy! I like spicy food :0)

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