China has 5,000 years of history, a long culture and a vast territory! The industrious and wise Chinese people have developed and invented many foods over a long period of time, and among them, there is Chinese cuisine, which is unique and very attractive.
In most people's minds, they must be thinking of stepping on the great rivers of their country and savoring the specialties of various places. In the coastal economic province of Zhejiang, for example, it not only has a very long history and humanistic scenery, but also has countless classic food, which can definitely attract a lot of friends to go to play and taste.
For example, raw marinated pike crab from Ningbo, West Lake vinegared fish from Hangzhou, and shrimp from Longjing. These are all popular local cuisines that are loved by countless people.
Next I also want to introduce you to a few classic Zhejiang dishes, delicious, on the table must be able to eat more than two large bowls of rice.
Shaoxing stinky winter melon
Shaoxing has "three stinky", the "three stinky" is the stinky winter melon, stinky amaranth, and stinky tofu. To the locals, stinky is synonymous with delicious. Therefore, every year before winter, local people will go to the market to buy winter melon, and then let it pickle in the altar to ferment naturally, and then put the stinky winter melon on the table in the spring of next year.
Stinky winter squash can be cooked without any fancy cooking techniques, but simply by steaming. After all, no matter what method you use, it is hard to get rid of its strong stench. Although this dish smells horrible, it is a delicious dish on the tongue. After a long time of steaming, the melon becomes crystal clear, soft and juicy.
Take him with rice to eat together is simply the more delicious, can not let people eat two more bowls of rice.
Steamed pork with vermicelli
Steamed pork can be said to be the childhood memories of many Zhejiang 80,90s. Because only during the New Year holidays, the family adults will make this food. The young ones do not know what to do, and always steal food when their parents are not around, and then blame it on other siblings.
This dish is also relatively simple to prepare, just fry and crush the fragrant rice, then wrap it on top of the marinated pancetta and steam it in a pot. The result is a dish that not only smells fresh, but also tastes especially soft and fragrant.
Nowadays, the wise people of Zhejiang have developed the dish of steamed pork with lotus leaves based on the original one. It is also very delicious and fragrant, people must taste something if you have the opportunity.
Dried vegetables with buckled pork
Dried vegetable buckle meat, also called plum vegetable buckle meat, is a representative dish among the famous steamed eight bowls in Zhejiang. The dish is usually made by steaming dried and dehydrated amaranth and pork together. The secret is to deep fry the meat in oil until golden brown before steaming.
The meat cooked by this additional means, the surface is more full of meat juice and tastes very soft and fresh. The most popular part of this dish is that it is served with rice, which gives it a unique flavor.
Shaoxing drunken shrimp can also be said to be famous all over Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai. This dish is similar to the raw seafood marinade, but the ingredients are small green shrimp from the river. The prawns are washed, then soaked in a high level of white wine to sterilize them, and finally soaked with various seasonings and Shaoxing specialty Huadiao wine.
The finished dish smells like wine, and the meat of the prawns is very smooth and poppy, making it a good dish for drinking.
Fried bamboo shoots with pickled vegetables
This dish is rich in nutrition and its home-style approach can be deservedly included in the list of classic Zhejiang dishes. As a mountainous province by the sea, Zhejiang people naturally do not give up the gift of the mountains and the wilderness. This is not the case, the mountain bamboo shoots are used by the people of Zhejiang to stir-fry with salty vegetables.
The pickles here are made with shiraz, and the combination of the two not only creates a wonderful flavor, but also a refreshing and smooth texture, making it an excellent homemade treat.
These are the 5 classic Zhejiang dishes that I have introduced to you, they are delicious, full of flavor, and definitely worth tasting. When you travel to Zhejiang, you must eat and see oh.
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