Yangzhou food belongs to the Huaiyang cusine, one of the foue best known cusines in China, which is popular in Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces.
It first appeared in the Sui Dynasty (581-618) and has a history of 1,200 years.
Besides emphasis on broth, Huaiyang dishes feature high-quality ingredients and meticulous preparation, with care taken to maintain the freshness and authentic flavours of the food. Dishes incorporating freshwater-food and meats cooked in Huaiyang style are eminent. Huaiyang dishes are delicately braised, stewed or soasted and the most famous include stewed pork ball, stewed fish head, shredded pork in chicken soup, steamed hilsa herring, stewed pig's feet, etc.
Huaiyang dishes also have a pleasing appearance. Usually decorated with lifelike carvings of fruits and vegetables, they are neither too salty nor too sweet, suiting most plates. Huaiyang dim sum is also attractive with steamed buns filled with pork and vegetable or crab roe being the most popular.
Yangzhou Fuchun Tea House
An old restaurant in Yangzhou since 1885.Specializing in Huaiyang Food.
Chicken (500g); Flour (60g); Shaoxing Rice Wine (60g); Soy Sauce (50g); Sugar (90g); Vinegar (80g); Some onion, Potato starch and fragrant oil.
1. Chop the chicken into pieces of about 1 inch long, and then mix the steak pieces thoroughly with 20 gram wine and a right amount of salt, potato starch, flour, and water.
2. Mix soy sauce, sugar, vinegar and 35 gram Shaoxing wine, potato starch and water together, and make then into juice for later use.
3. Heat the pan with oil, then put in chicken piece by piece, fry them until they become crispy, and pick them.
4. Leave some hot oil in the pan, and put in some onion to fry a few seconds, and put in the ribs, then immediately put in the juice made before. Stir-fry them until the fragrance is fully absorbed. Then put in some balm before it is well-done.
More easy recip please clink the URL: http://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/chinese-food/easy-recipe.htm#p Lynn Ye Replied on 2011-05-04
what is the average food and drink price in china?
The prices of food and drink are different in different cities in China, I think CNY150 (US$22) per person will be enough for food (3 meals per day) and CNY30 (US$4.5) for drinks per day.
Lee Li Replied on 2010-08-09