Zhejiang Cuisine - A True Taste of China
It is widely known that Chinese people love eating and Zhejiang Cuisine ranks high in Chinese culinary styles. In fact each location in Zhejiang has its own local characteristics and flavour, among which Hangzhou, Ningbo, Shaoxing and Wenzhou all offer the most distinctive styles and above all provide you with a true taste of China.
TOP One Hangzhou - Pian Er Chuan
Pian Er Chuan (noodles with preserved vegetables), with a history of more than 100 years, is a famous noodle in Hangzhou. A Bite of China, a famous Chinese documentary television series, recorded this local food which is made of preserved vegetables, sliced bamboo shoots and meat. Refreshing and delicious, Pian Er Chuan are worth every single bite.
TOP Two Hangzhou - Dongpo Pork
This dish is named after Su Dongpo, a renowned poet, artist and calligrapher in the Song Dynasty (960-1279) and the governor of ancient Hangzhou who initiated the building of the Su Causeway which protected the local people from floods. It was a project involving thousands of workers and in appreciation of their great endeavors Su asked his family to entertain the workers with pork and wine but his family mistook his words and put the pork and Shaoxing Wine together and then distributed it to the workers. Unexpectedly the pork turned out extremely tasty and the Hangzhou people favored it so much they named the dish Dongpo Pork.
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