China has a wide variety of cuisine, the more famous is the eight major cuisines, but to talk about Henan, although it is located in the Central Plains, the birthplace of Chinese civilization, but there is nothing more famous cuisine.
When foreigners talk about Henan, it's just chow mein and spicy soup, but in fact, Henan still has a lot of good food, you know, although Henan cuisine is not one of the eight major cuisines, but it has the title of "mother of the eight major cuisines".
Today we will go into Henan and see what unique flavors are available in the 17 cities of Henan.
The following 17 specialties of Henan, it can be said that each is the heart of Henan people love, eaten more than 8 kinds of authentic Henan people.
Zhengzhou - Braised Yellow River Carp
This dish can be said to be a must-eat signature dish when you visit Zhengzhou, which is considered to be the face of Zhengzhou.
In Zhengzhou, there are many big restaurants with big carp as their signature dish, the more well-known ones are Gu Yu Chun, A Wu and Carp Gate.
Authentic braised yellow river carp is made from large, fatty yellow river carp, supplemented with shredded mushrooms, asparagus, scallions, ginger and garlic.
When the dish is ready, the color is red and attractive, so you can't help but to clip a chopstick, the meat is soft and good to clip, the entrance is tender, the texture is soft and glutinous, you can eat without teeth, the taste is salty and tasty, not greasy at all.
Kaifeng - Carp Pei Mian
Ancient name of Kaifeng is Bianjing, Bianliang, the ancient capital of eight dynasties, which has been inherited for thousands of years and left a lot of popular cuisines.
There are many more famous ones, such as dumplings, fried eight pieces, pot stickers, and iron plate cold noodles.
But I think the most famous, the most delicious and the most unique is the carp baked noodles.
Carp baked noodles is short for sweet and sour soft fish baked noodles, which is made of Yellow River carp and long beard noodles as the main ingredients, supplemented with sugar, balsamic vinegar, ginger and soy sauce as auxiliary ingredients.
The taste is delicious, two kinds of food interest inside one dish, the soup is sweet and sour, the fried fish is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, not only can you eat fish, the noodle leaves are delicious, the noodles account for the sauce to eat, the taste is better.
Luoyang - Luoyang Yan Cuisine
Luoyang, the divine capital since ancient times, is the ancient capital of China's thirteen dynasties, with a long history and countless cuisines.
Like the more famous ones such as non-turned soup, mutton soup, beef soup, etc., the most famous one of course has to be Luoyang water seat, which has soup in every hot dish and is a traditional famous feast of Luoyang.
It is made of white radish, mung bean powder, crab meat and sea cucumber, and seasoned with salt, monosodium glutamate and pepper.
This dish is not only nutritious, the appearance is also extremely beautiful, like a delicate peony flower, eat fresh and crisp, the dish fragrant flowers fresh, to Luoyang must have the opportunity to try.
Anyang - Daokou roast chicken
Anyang is one of the eight ancient capitals of China, and as the ancient capital of the seven dynasties exists, the food is also very much in abundance.
One of the most famous is the Daokou roast chicken in Sli County, Anyang, which has the name of "Chinese first chicken".
It is made with child chicken as the main ingredient, supplemented with more than ten kinds of seasoning such as sand nuts, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and herb nuts.
The aroma is rich, the meat is tender and crispy, and it opens with chopsticks, the bones are easily separated from the meat, and it is salty and mild to eat, fatty but not greasy, even the bones are fragrant.
Xinxiang - Rolling Tip
The long history of Xinxiang, formerly known as Muye, has created the food culture of Xinxiang.
So to speak, in Xinxiang, no matter where you are from, you can eat the taste of home.
It is a traditional dish produced in Fengqiu County, Xinxiang City. It is made of pork, egg and gravy powder as the main ingredients, supplemented with seasonings such as onion, ginger, soy sauce and sesame oil with monosodium glutamate.
The rolled tip must be eaten while it is hot, the meat is fragrant but not greasy, refreshing and sharp, it is a very delicious dish to drink.
Jiaozuo--Wuzhi Oil Tea
Jiaozuo, a small city located at the southern foot of the Taihang Mountains, has beautiful scenery and clear mountains.
If the food, the most famous is the iron stick yam of Wenzhi County, which can be said to be the best seller in the country, but today we are going to recommend not the yam, but the Wuzhi oil tea.
Wuzhi oil tea is a traditional snack in Wuzhi County, Jiaozuo City. It is made of flour and corn flour as the main ingredients, supplemented with sesame seeds, peanut rice, walnuts and other auxiliary ingredients plus salt and spices.
As a former tribute, Wuzhi oil tea has a fragrant flavor and is strong but not greasy, and is well worth drinking.
Puyang--wrapped cold skin
Puyang wrapped cold skin, also called Henan wrapped cold skin, is a special snack in Puyang City, Henan Province.
It is named after the shredded cucumber, cold noodles, beef gluten noodles, crushed peanuts, gluten, etc. that are rolled into the cold skin and eaten.
It is very easy to eat and tastes very delicious. The crispness of shredded cucumber, shredded radish, etc., mixed with the softness and tenderness of the cold skin, the taste is rich and one can be full.
Hebi--Wrapped duck eggs
Hebi is located in the north of Henan Province, along the Qi River, where a very famous duck egg is produced, one of the three treasures of the Qi River.
This is the existence of once as the emperor's tribute, rich in minerals, very rich in nutrition, the tongue has a phrase used in it is very appropriate.
"High-end ingredients often require only the most rustic cooking methods", cooked in yellow with red, from the outer ring to the inner ring wrapped with layers of rings, eaten and meat strength, very fresh.
Xuchang--Yanling Hot Tofu
As the saying goes, you can't eat hot tofu in a hurry, and it's about the hot tofu in Xuchang.
The hot tofu in Yanling is the most famous, which is made of old pulp tofu with a secret spicy sauce, which has an incomparable spicy taste, chewy tofu skin and melts in the mouth.
For many people in Xuchang, hot tofu is the fondest memory of childhood and the most missed taste in faraway places.
Luohe--North Maodu Hu Spicy Soup
Hu spicy soup, as we all know, is a traditional famous food in Henan Province, mainly divided into three major schools, Prosperity Town, Fang Zhongshan and North Maodu.
It is made of lamb, vermicelli, gluten, onion, ginger, salt, spicy powder and other seasonings with more than 30 herbs.
The spicy soup of Beidudu is very sticky, just like the porridge, smells very fresh and fragrant, the meat is soft and delicious, spicy in the mouth, beautiful in the heart.
Nanyang - Nanyang Yellow Beef Soup
Nanyang yellow beef, known by many as the best beef in China.
In the streets of Nanyang, you can see restaurants with beef as their signboard everywhere. When you are in Nanyang, you must taste the local yellow beef.
A bowl of hot beef soup is the most difficult taste for people in Nanyang. The soup is rich in flavor and the meat is tender and very tasty.
Shangqiu - Xayi sa Tang
This dish is interesting and has several different versions of the legend.
Today we say straight Xayi version, according to legend, Kangxi hard to find, passing through Xayi, passing a bun store, drinking a bowl of soup, the dragon was pleased, a series of three bowls, asked the shopkeeper soup why the name, the shopkeeper could not answer, so Kangxi gave the name sa soup.
It is made with old hen meat and wheat rice as the main ingredients, supplemented with onion, ginger, five spice powder, soy sauce, salt and other auxiliary ingredients.
Salty and fresh in the mouth, the taste is mellow, the meat aroma is very fragrant and long, very durable.
Xinyang - Gushi goose block
The biggest characteristic of Xinyang is the love of food, will eat.
It has a very large number of specialties, and Xinyang cuisine restaurants are located in the north and south of the country, so it can be said to be a very mature cuisine.
Xinyang stew, Xinyang wax steak, stewed South Bay fish head and so on, sounds like wine saliva non-stop secretion open.
The most famous dish in Xinyang is Gushi goose, which is made of wild free-range goose produced in Gushi County, Xinyang City, supplemented with secret seasonings such as onion, ginger, garlic, pepper, chicken essence and salt.
When the dish is ready, the soup is delicious, the meat is tender, fatty but not greasy, the mouth is fragrant and delicious, and it is very unforgettable to eat once.
Zhoukou - Dengcheng Pork Knuckle
Dengcheng, the cantonment place of the famous general Deng Ai at the end of the Three Kingdoms, is located in Dengcheng Town, Shangshui County, Zhoukou City today.
The pig's feet of Dengcheng here is a traditional famous food with good color and aroma, the most famous with Ye's pig's feet, which is one of the best in the east of Yu.
Taste very smooth and crisp, soft and off the bone, very soft and delicious, salty and aromatic, delicious and not greasy, after eating lips and teeth fragrance, endless aftertaste.
Zhumadian--Runan Shabu Shabu
Renan Shabu Shabu is a traditional famous food in Renan County, Zhumadian City, and is widely favored by local diners.
Walking in the streets of Renan, there are shabu-shabu stores everywhere, which are made of tripe, sliced meat and chicken soup as the main ingredients, supplemented with dozens of ingredients such as dried bean curd and other secret ingredients.
Smell the aroma, can not help but taste a bite, tripe eaten crisp and crisp, the soup is fresh, fatty but not greasy, the taste is a masterpiece.
Pingdingshan - Range Pot Cuisine
The dish is produced in Lushan County, Pingdingshan City, and is one of the essential dishes for the New Year's Eve dinner of Lushan people.
It is made with pork, fern, tofu, vegetables and vermicelli as the main ingredients, supplemented with bean paste and dozens of herbs secretly made with great ingredients.
Smell rich aroma, taste moderate, salty and mild, can eat meat can drink soup, very down meal.
Sanmenxia - Retort Cake
Cauldron cake is produced in Lingbao County, Sanmenxia, and was handed down from Shaanxi several hundred years ago.
It is made by steaming river rice, Lingbao Maotou jujube with water, which requires 12 hours of continuous steaming and is very labor-intensive.
The taste is sweet and mellow, with just the right softness and hardness, and the softness and stickiness, so you can eat a piece of hot rice cake on a cold day.
These are the 17 specialties of Henan, how many have you eaten?
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