Wenshan City Dining
Wenshan, as the Southeastern Gate of Yunnan, collects diverse flavors of the whole prefecture. With the rich resources and elaborate manufacturing process, Wenshan dishes are famous and popular. The famous snacks in Wenshan city including: Pretzel(椒盐饼),Wentao Rice noodles(温淘米线),Fried Baba(油炸粑), hummus Baba(豆沙粑粑)，all of those can be find in Wenshan city.
Sanqi Steaming Pot Chicken, Wenshan 文山汽锅鸡
The Sanqi Steaming Pot Chicken is a famous dish in the Yanshan County. First, marinate the fine roots of Sanqi in the water, and then wash them clean. Put the roots in the abdominal cavity of the chicken which has already been washed. Place the chicken and the seasonings in the boiler. Then put the boiler on another boiler which holds about 4 or 5 kilograms of water. Airproof the meeting point of the two boilers.
Broiled bean curd, Wenshan 文山酱豆腐
The broiled bean curd is a featured snack in south Yunnan. Each bean curd weighs about 20 grams. Bean curd is made from high-grade soybeans. First, get rid of the shell of the soybeans. Grind them, and soak them in the water until they expand. Mill them to get the juice. Boil the juice and sieve it. Pure it into the mould and give it shape. Finally, get rid of the water and ferment it. Among all the working procedures, the fermentation is the most important. If the fermentation is too short, the bean curd will be so hard and taste a little bitter. If it is too long, the bean curd will decay.
Pickle Loach, Wenshan
In Puzhehei of the Qiubei County, a famous scenic spot in Yunnan, there are many tasty folk snacks. Pickle loach is one of them.Loach does not only taste tender and fresh, but is also nourishing. Loach contains little fat and even less cholesterin. It also contains such important substances which can help resist the aging of the blood vessels as insaturational fatty acid. As a result, it is an ideal food for the elderly and the people who are suffering from anaemia, hepatitis, and Cardiovascular diseases such as high blood pressure.
Salted Tendons of Beef, Wenshan 腌牛筋
The salted tendons of beef is a famous traditional dish of the Dai people. The raw materials are the head and the feet of the scalpers. The seasonings are ginger, garlic, chili, the leaves of the wild Chinese prickly ash, salt, and so on. First, shave and wash the head and feet of the scalper clean. Cut them into small cubes and cook them in the boiler until they get very tender.
Pretzel of Wenshan is one of the most famous snacks. Although it is a simple snack, it has the complex production process. Pretzel is crisp and delicious, full of fragrance.
Dyed Glutinous Rice 壮家花糯米
Zhuang people dye glutinous rice with the edible flowers or leaves, such as yellow flowers, maple leaves, red bluegrass and purple rattan, then steam till ready for eating. Rice becomes colorful like the booming flowers. It is the popular traditional Zhuang food.