Zhejiang, the picturesque water town in the south of the Yangtze River, is a popular tourist destination.
Zhejiang is beautiful and unique, when you linger in the beautiful scenery of West Lake, Jiangnan Tianchi, and Wuzhen Yuxiu's residence, please remember to go to taste a variety of local delicacies.
Because of the unique Zhejiang cuisine, the taste is light and tender, focusing on the original flavor of the food in the freshness, which is particularly attractive.
Here I will introduce you to go to Zhejiang must eat 6 dishes, each one is fresh and delicious, called the "soul of Zhejiang cuisine", come and see, you have eaten which a few?
West Lake Vinegar Fish
The first dish introduced to you is this West Lake vinegared fish, which is not only a local classic dish in Hangzhou, but also one of the top ten famous dishes in Zhejiang, loved and sought after by the locals.
The fish used are large grass carp grown in the West Lake, where the heads are large and the meat is tender. It is very easy to make, first steaming the fish in a pot and then pouring the gravy over it.
The fragrance of the finished West Lake vinegared fish is so appetizing. When you take a bite, the meat is extremely tender, sweet and sour, which makes you taste it.
When it comes to the best dishes in Zhejiang, then this Dongpo pork must be carried out for everyone to see. This dish has a long history and is said to have been created by Su Shi, the famous poet of the Song Dynasty.
The ingredients for this dish are very carefully selected, using the best pancetta, which is cut into pieces and stewed in a pot over low heat. The color of the finished Dongpo meat is like agate, red and lustrous. The main thing is that you won't feel fatty when you eat more.
Three Shredded Knockout Fish
Zhejiang is near both the sea and the water, and has been called the "land of fish and rice" since ancient times. Therefore, there are many different kinds of fish and various ways of cooking fish. But the most popular one is this dish of three shredded fish.
This dish is made with sea fish or fresh yellowtail, shredded ham, shredded chicken, shredded mushrooms and a few pieces of cabbage. When it is done, the soup is clear and white, fragrant and delicious, and the fish is tender and has a special local flavor.
Dried Bamboo Shoots and Old Duck in Casserole
Zhejiang people like to drink soup very much, in addition to chicken soup and fish soup, duck soup also like to drink especially. This Dried Bamboo Shoots Old Duck Casserole is a soup dish made from duck and dried bamboo shoots.
The cooking time for this dish is particularly long and requires that the dried bamboo shoots and duck must be placed in a pot and simmered slowly over low heat for about 4-5 hours. When it is done, lift the lid of the pot, a rich fresh aroma will come to your nose. Inside, the duck meat is crispy but not rotten, tender and smooth, and the whole soup tastes greasy and fragrant, mellow and fresh.
West Lake Beef Soup
West Lake Beef Soup is said to be an appetizing soup brought from Henan to Zhejiang during the southward migration of the ancient Southern Song Dynasty. It retains the spicy and appetizing soup, but is also more elaborate in the selection of ingredients.
This dish is relatively simple to make, with ingredients such as beef and shiitake mushrooms and tofu cut into small dice and cooked in boiling water, then thickened with pepper and egg. The finished West Lake beef soup is fresh, spicy and tasty, with rich layers of taste and a warming effect on the stomach.
Fried Rice Cake with Pike and Crab
The last dish I'll introduce to you is this fried rice cake with pike crab. Pike crab is one of the seafood specialties of Zhoushan, Zhejiang Province. Its thick fat and full flesh make most people defenseless to it, especially the fried rice cake with pike crab made from it.
The finished pike crab fried rice cake is bright and colorful, not only the crab meat is fragrant and delicious, but the rice cake is also exceptional. The rice cake is covered with a rich sauce and absorbs the freshness of the crab meat, making it savory, soft and delicious to eat.
Each of the above six dishes is fresh and tender, with unique Zhejiang characteristics. If you come to Zhejiang, do not know what to eat, you can order the above 6 dishes, the boss may also think you are a local.