When it comes to China's cuisine, the first thing that comes to mind is definitely the eight major cuisines, in addition to the eight major cuisines there is a maverick cuisine, is Yunnan cuisine, also known as Dian cuisine.
Yunnan cuisine is one of the most distinctive local cuisines, with both the cooking style of ethnic minorities and the distinctive features of Han Chinese culinary culture, which has always made me long for it, so today I'll take a look at what Yunnan has to offer.
Steamboat chicken is one of the representatives of Yunnan cuisine. It is made in a special local earthenware steamer, in which the chicken is cleaned and steamed to preserve the freshness of the chicken meat, and tastes delicious.
Zhanyi Spicy Chicken
Zanyi spicy chicken is a famous dish in Zanyi County, Yunnan Province, and many travelers to Yunnan visit it and appreciate it if they have eaten it.
This dish, with its extremely rigorous selection of ingredients and complex production process, is so spicy and refreshing that it has been recognized and registered as a national patent and has become "one of China's famous specialty dishes".
The Great Rescue
The Great Rescue is a speciality of Tengchong, Yunnan, and is one of the top ten classic dishes in Yunnan, attracting countless tourists and making a great contribution to the country's tourism industry.
It is generally made by stir-frying ingredients such as bait, ham, pickled vegetables, leeks, eggs, mushrooms, carrots and pea tips, etc. It is smooth and delicious, fatty but not greasy, and full of aroma.
Braised Chicken Fir
It is a kind of precious edible mushroom produced in Yunnan, and its taste is sweet, tender and fragrant. This dish is made of chicken fir and stir-fried with more than 10 kinds of spices, which makes it smooth, tender and fragrant and cannot be eaten in other countries.
Yiliang Roast Duck
Yiliang roast duck is a special dish of Yiliang, which first originated in the Ming Dynasty and has a history of more than 600 years, with a strong local flavor.
Yiliang roast duck is made from fresh ducklings, which must be cleaned and treated with pepper salt, honey, green onion juice and other auxiliary ingredients, so that the skin is crispy, rosy and delicious after roasting.
Dali rawhide is a must-have dish for Yunnanese during the New Year's holidays. The rawhide refers to pork skin, which is a cold dish that is cut into pieces, cleaned of any hairs, and eaten directly with a dipping sauce.
This dish is a delicacy in the eyes of Yunnan people, but many foreign customers simply do not dare to mouth, I reckon I would not dare to mouth, I do not know if my friends dare.
Fire-roasted meat dish as the name suggests, is simple and brutal with fire-roasted meat, with a high fire on the pork for more than an hour, cook the meat, burn the hair clean, and then directly sliced with dipping sauce to eat.
Does it sound a bit like Dali rawhide, the difference is that Dali rawhide is really eaten raw and only the skin of the pig, but fire-roasted pork is eaten and the pork is cooked by fire, the difference between the two is still very big.
Shi Ping Roasted Tofu
This is not a famous dish, but it is a local household dish that is made in Yunnan, especially in Kunming, and according to local records, the dish dates back to the Ming Dynasty.
Tofu is cut into squares or rectangles, baked and eaten with a dipping sauce, making it delicately smooth and aromatic.
Red Three Mince
Red Three Mince is a vegetarian dish that uses freshly cooked and picked vegetables as the main ingredient, which is easy to make, healthy and delicious, and is a home-cooked dish.
This dish requires tomatoes, red pork and red peppers, so it is called red three chopping, this dish is suitable for mixing with rice, it is very delicious to eat.
In addition, there is also "black three chopping", which is based on these three ingredients to add Yunnan specialty dashi, also chopped and added to the ingredients for stir-frying, because there is a little more black, so it is called black three chopping.
When it comes to food in Yunnan, the first thing that comes to mind for locals is Dali, and when it comes to what there is to eat in Dali, the first thing that comes to mind for locals is Yongping cassoulet.
Yongping cassoulet is made from local high-quality local chicken, cooked with more than ten kinds of ingredients such as canola oil, pepper, herb nuts, garlic and dried chili pepper, etc. It tastes fresh, crisp and chewy.
These are the top ten dishes recommended for everyone in Yunnan, each with local Yunnan characteristics, I do not know how many you have eaten, you can play in the comments section Oh.