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One day tour of Guilin city
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Introductions of Guilin Food
Guilin cuisine is a combination of Cantonese, Hunanese and Sichuan dishes. It is classed as somewhat sour and spicy. The following dishes are considered traditional dishes to Guilin:
Steamed Mandarin Fish from Li River (Qingzheng Lijiang yu) The most important feature of Steamed Li River fish is its tenderness. When you put the fish in your mouth, you don't even have to chew because it will melt itself and give you the best taste of fish you've ever eaten. Accompanied with special sweet sauce, the steamed fish appears to be the best choice for people who prefer light flavour food.
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Famous Dishes
Lipu Taro looped Meet ( Lipu yu kou rou), Lipu Taro Looped Meea is a famous traditional dish of Guilin. It is made of taro from Lipu, streaky pork with skin, pepper, mashed onion, preserved bean-curd of Guilin, cooking wine, sugar etc.
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Gingko stewed with Old Duck (Baiguo Dun Laoya)
This is one of the most famous and popular dishes in Guilin and it appears on family dinner tables often. The most important ingredients are old duck and baiguo (Gingko) which is famous Chinese medicine. Stewing makes the final soup tasty and nutritious.
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Chicken stewed with clam ( Gejie Dun Quanji)
The ingredients include a young chicken, two clams, some lichee, and several pieces of ham.
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Beef flied with Bamboo Shoots :
Cooked using the freshest young bamboo shoots, beef, agaric, and mushroom
Braised Duck covered with Lotus Leaf( Guilin Heye Ya): Deep flied duck, then coveredwith braised with the fresh Lotus leaf, together with some meat, shrimp, mushroom, preserved ham.
Yangshuo beer fish(Yangshuo Pijiu yu)
Fsh from Li river is cooked he local beer is the most popular Yangshuo. The fish is cooked in beer with some local vegetables. The fish can contain bones but the meat tastes delicious.
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Guilin Rice Noodle(Mifen)
The most famous local snack in Guilin, mifen is pliable but strong, fragrant and mellow, and cheap (0.2 dollar for a bowl).Guilin Rice Noodles are a favorite snack for local residents. Rice noodles, gravy, fried peanuts or soybeans, chopped scallions and thin slides of different kinds of meat are added for various versions of this renowned and tasty dish.
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Stuffed Li River snails( Yangshuo Liang tianluo)
The snails are stuffed with minced pork and a small amount of vegetables and mint and the cooked in a light sauce.. They're a little spicy.
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Sponge Cake- in mandarin it means wealth(Fa Gao)
It is a traditional snack in Guilin. They are usually eaten at a happy events to show the wish and the blessing for a happy life. The main material of the sponge cake is sticky rice and polished japonica rice. They are soft and delicious with pleasant fragrant.
Waternut Cake(Mati Gao)
The shape is like a horse's hoof, and is made of waternut flour with sugar, milk and coco as dressing. They are usually sold in the cool season.
Bowl Cake (Wan Gao) It is mainly made of sticky rice flour, polished japonica rice flour and brown sugar. The color is bright. It's like a flower at the top of the cake.
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Pickled Vegetable (Pao Cai)
The Pickled Chinese cabbages are made of selected vegetable, pickled with vinegar and sugar. It tastes sour and sweet.
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Oil-tea (You Cha)
Oil-tea is the flavor of Guilin. Every county of Guilin has the habit of drinking oil-tea. The most famous one is Gongcheng oil-tea.
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Guilin is the traditional home of transparent "glass" noodles, made of rice and served many different ways. Guilin's Buddhist temples are famous for vegetarian fare. The area is famous for fresh produce of every kind especially fresh fruit and many exotic and tasty mushrooms. The cooking style is Cantonese and Sichuan, and for the adventures, Guilin's main street becomes a huge Cantonese restaurant every evening, and typical Sichuan food is also avialbel everywhere in the town.
Sichuan Cuisine, one of the major cuisine styles in Guilin, originated from the states of Ba and Shu in ancient China. In the Western Han (206 BC-24 AD) and the Western Jin (265-316) and Eastern Jin (317-420) dynasties, Sichuan Cuisine took shape. In the Ming and Qing dynasties, because of the introduction of peppers, Sichuan Cuisine formed its own unique taste and shape, and began to influence the surrounding areas.
Famous dishes: Stir-fried Diced Chicken with Chilli and Peanuts, Stir-fried Bean Curd in Hot Sauce, Fish-flavored Shredded Pork, Rice Crusts and Sliced Pork, Stir-fried Sliced Beef, etc. Snacks: Sichuan is famous for various kinds of snacks. Prepared in different ways, they feature different tastes, low prices and good quality. Famous snacks include Couple Lung Slice, Lai Tangyuan (stuffed balls made of glutinous rice flour served in soup), Zhong Dumplings, Dundun Noodles, Dengying Beef, etc.
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