Weixi County Dining
Weixi County is a place full of delicious food, also a place make you leave a deep expression. Come here, experience the unique beauty, all deserve you time.
What to Eat
1. Weixi Honey of Various Flowers
Weixi Honey of Various Flowers has a long history of development. As early as 1500 years ago,when Lisu people moved to the county, they formed an indissoluble bond with the local wild bumblebee (Oriental honeybee). People gradually learned to collect wild honey in production and life. Weixi Honey of Various Flowers is a mature honey that is fully brewed by the oriental honeybee. The color is amber or dark amber. It is viscous fluid at normal temperature. It has a typical natural floral scent. It has a rich and tender taste and a long aftertaste. It is a treasure in honey.
2. Weixi Walnut
Walnuts have many functions, such as nourishing skin beauty, improving heart function, anti-radiation and improving brain function. The total area of walnut planting in Weixi County has reached 400,000 mu, and each rural population has an average of more than 2 mu of walnut forest. In recent years, driven by leading enterprises such as refined walnut oil plants introduced in Weixi County, the price of walnuts has risen all the way. The walnuts once sold for 10 yuan per kilogram. The walnuts became the rich trees and money trees. Thus, the economic benefits, social benefits and ecological benefits realized are fully demonstrated. Weixi wild walnut oil is also exported to the province and abroad as the market develops.
3. Black Bone Sheep
The mutton of Weixi Black Bone Sheep is delicious and rich in melanin. It has the dual health functions of nourishing yin and tonifying yang. Mutton: reducing waist and knee pain. Bone: hurricane and pain relief, using for rheumatism, numbness of limbs, etc. Sheep placenta has special effects on kidney, impotence, tonic, menstruation, postpartum nourishment. What’s more, heart, liver, gallbladder, blood, kidney, thyroid, etc. can be used as medicine. Therefore, the black bone sheep are all treasures, and have invaluable value for the deep development of medicines and nutraceuticals.
Pumi people love to eat pork (especially the pig’s head) and are good at cooking pork. They cut the pig's head, scrape it, bake it, and then slowly cook it in a pan. The pleasing color and the scent make you watering.
5. Weixi Steamed Oxtongue
Weixi steamed oxtongue, which is common in Lhasa and other places, is made from oxtongue after steaming and boiling. The characteristic is soft and tender, and the taste is delicious with pepper.
Where to Eat
Although Weixi County is a small place, there are many restaurants, everyone can choose the suitable one they want. Here are some recommended places, such as, Half Spicy and Half Clear Pot and Liuyishou Hot Pot.