Lancang County Dining
What to Eat in Lancang County
Lancang Lahu Autonomous County(澜沧拉祜族自治县) is an autonomous county under the jurisdiction of Pu'er City, in southwestern Yunnan province, China. A large portion of the population are of Lahu people, and Lahu language is one of the official languages in the county. There are a large number of ethnic groups in Lancang Lahu Autonomous County, so the dishes are rich and unique such as,
1. Sticky Rice Cake of Lahu People(拉祜糯米糕)
Cook the sticky rice. Pound until smooth (If you don't have a large mortar for pounding rice, you can place the rice in a sack and pound with a rock). Cook and grind white or black sesame seeds and use the powder to cover a large bamboo mat or other pan. Form the rice into small cakes and place on the sesame-covered mat. The cakes can be eaten immediately or left to dry for one or two days. Once dried, the cakes can be cut into small pieces and fried. Sticky-rice cakes are usually eaten with fried pork. During the New Year's Festival, these cakes are given to friends or guests as souvenirs.
2. Tuotuo Meat(坨坨肉)
A typical Yi dish means "salted lumped of meat." The cooking method is to cut meat into lumps and put it into water and then heat the mixture. Tuotuo meat is characterized by a large piece of meat, but not greasy.
3. Niusapie of Dai Minority(傣味牛撒撇)
Niusapie, specially cooked, is a well-known dish for guests when festivals or weddings are celebrated around Dai minority, Jinggu County. They cook the dish with the local yellow cattle whose back-meat is burnt yellow, cut into filiform, mixed and stirred with cooked tripes, ginger, garlic, pepper, peanut pieces and other perfume and condiments, added by boiled and filtered ox-sausage water or bile. Next it will be a busy time for your mouth and stomach. It is not only some kind of soft, tasteful, fragrant, colorful food, but also a medicine, which invigorates the stomach, reduces hot, and whets one's appetite.
4. Fubang Preserved Ham(富邦腊肉)
Ham is pork that has been preserved through salting, smoking, or wet curing. It was traditionally made only from the hind leg of swine. Ham is made around the world, including a number of highly coveted regional specialties.
Where to Eat in Lancang County
1. Popular Sichuan Restaurant(老四川饭店)
Add: Huancheng Road, Lancang Lahu Autonomous County (澜沧拉祜族自治县环城路)
2. Menglian Restaurant(孟莲饭店)
Add: Near the No.309 of Highway, Lancang Lahu Autonomous County (澜沧拉祜族自治县省道309附近)
3. Qingzhen Restaurant(清真饭店)
Add: Donglang Road, Lancang Lahu Autonomous County (澜沧拉祜族自治县东朗路)
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