Shandong is the land of Qilu and the shore of the Yellow Sea.
It's rich in supplies, rich in history, and full of memorable Lu cuisine!
As the saying goes, one side of the land raises one side of the people, Shandong not only good people, good land, where the food is an amazing existence. In the unique geographical conditions of the local output of many high-quality ingredients, after the skillful hands of Shandong people, an exquisite Lu dishes will be presented in front of the eyes.
You know, Shandong's Lu Cuisine is known as the first of the four major cuisines, and is still the only spontaneous type of cuisine inside.
If you travel to Shandong, you will be fascinated by everything here, not only the various kinds of special snacks, but also the full range of color and flavor of Lu cuisine. The next step is to go with me to look at the 8 dishes that must be ordered in Shandong, see if there is anything you like it?
Nine-turn Large Intestine
When you hear the name, you'll think it's unbelievable, and the most crucial part of this dish is the cleaning of the large intestine. You need to first clean all the foreign matter in the large intestine, and then set the intestine in layer by layer, set on four layers. The set of large intestine first into the oil fried until light yellow, and then put salt, soy sauce, cooking wine of a variety of seasonings slow stew over low heat, so that the large intestine fully absorb the flavor of the sauce.
The finished nine-turn large intestine is red in color, looks layered, and tastes sweet and sour, spicy and salty, very delicious. It is a good combination of sour, sweet, fragrant and salty, showing the characteristics of dark color and heavy flavor of Lu cuisine to the fullest, and is worthy of being a regular guest at national banquets.
Stir Fried Cashew
As the saying goes, "Food in China, fire in Shandong".
The technique of controlling fire is very strict in Lu cuisine, and stir-frying cashew flowers requires even more precision.
Add the green and red peppers and pork loin as raw materials, first add various spices to the frying pan, then add the green and red peppers and stir-fry until golden brown, then quickly pour in the spare loin. After turning to high heat, the loin quickly curled up under the fierce attack of high heat, then quickly stir-fry upside down pan. After three or two minutes can be removed from the pot.
The finished dish is brightly colored, and smells and tastes fresh and smooth. Pick up a piece and put it in your mouth, chew it very tasty. This dish is not only a man-friendly nourishing dish, but also a meal maker.
Dezhou Steak Chicken
Dezhou steak chicken world praise it as "the world's first chicken", in ancient times as a tribute sent to the royal family, can be seen its delicious. Whether from the appearance, or taste, it can be said to be a piece of art. The whole chicken looks lying down, very rich and noble. It is very complicated to make this kind of food through many processes.
After careful cooking steak chicken, the shape is very unique, two feet double coiled up, claws into the chicken, the whole chicken is lying body shape, far from looking like a duck floating on the surface of the water. Its meat is tender and pure, tasting through the bone marrow, light and elegant, oily but not greasy.
Texas steak chicken is very beautiful in appearance and is a fine culinary art treasure. And it is even sold overseas through online shopping, while becoming a culinary carrier that spreads the Chinese culinary culture to the world.
Four Happiness Meatballs
Four Happiness Meatballs is a classic Shandong dish, which is said to have originated from the time of Emperor Xuanzong of Tang Dynasty. It not only has a long history, but also has an auspicious meaning, so it is one of the dishes that has a 90 percent serving rate at various local wedding banquets, and also has the meaning of auspicious reunion.
Four Happiness Meatballs are very simple to make, with a full and round shape and a savory and tangy taste.
It consists of four meatballs with full color, aroma and taste, which are a metaphor for the four happy events in life: happiness, prosperity, longevity and joy.
The main ingredients of the meatballs are the pureed pork that has been repeatedly chopped and twisted, eggs, chopped green onions and other auxiliary ingredients. After being kneaded into four large balls, they are deep-fried and shaped.
Braised elbow is a representative dish of Lu Cuisine, which was voted as one of the top ten dishes in the "First Lu Cuisine Grand Prix".
"Braised elbow" is a traditional large dish in the banquet of Lu cuisine, and it is a dish with a very high rate of serving in our wedding and funeral banquets. It is a dish made of pork elbow by braising, with bright color, good taste, fatty but not greasy, and very tender and delicious meat.
It is made from skin-on pork elbow, which is boiled, fried and steamed. The finished dish is like a mound, date red in color, plump in shape, rotten and sticky in meat, fatty but not greasy, lean but not woody, mellow and sweet in flavor.
Shandong crispy pork
Compared with the exquisite and complicated dishes of other Lu dishes, Shandong crispy pork has an extra kind of simple and delicious taste.
It is mainly made of pancetta, which is rich in protein and fatty acid, and can be eaten to properly nourish and regulate the body.
Its need to be prepared in advance marinated pork, plus the supplement of high soup, crispy meat under the lining, soft and tasty, soup fresh and delicious.
The crispy meat has a golden and crispy appearance, and the outer skin is repeatedly fried to give it a unique crispy texture. If you like the crispy texture, you can eat it directly after frying and sprinkle it with a little cumin for some fun.
Shandong people prefer to eat noodles, and Shandong pancake is one of the most famous traditional Chinese food, is has a long history, it originated in Tai'an, is the most representative characteristic snacks in Shandong.
Throughout the ages, people have learned from experience of failure after failure to make pancakes, making them better and better. Shandong pancake has a round shape and is characterized by its thinness, and if eggs are added, it is delicious and crispy and has a unique flavor.
Heze hanging stove bakery
I remember, when I was in school there was a couple selling baklava by the school gate, they were warm, generous and generous. Every time when school was over, I clamored to buy a hanging oven baklava, and it became my essential companion on the way to school.
It is well-made, full of sesame seeds, crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, delicious and crispy, and is a "traditional food" in Heze.
Compared to Shandong pancakes, hanging oven baklava is far more than a hundred years old, but it does not prevent it from being delicious at all.
It is made of high-quality flour, essential oil, walnuts, peanuts, diced meat, sesame salt and various condiments refined in a hanging oven, and is much loved by local people.
The above eight famous dishes is a summary of the must-have dishes to Shandong, the heart of friends can come to Shandong to taste, what you have eaten so far unforgettable Shandong dishes? Welcome to share in the comments section.
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