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  • Zhangjiajie Tuan Nian Cai (Hodgepodge)

    Zhangjiajie Tuan Nian Cai (Hodgepodge)

    Tuan Nian Cai is a sort of hodgepodge. It is a necessary dish during New Year Festival. Every family of Tu Minority will cook the Tuan Nian Cai at that day. The Zhangjiajie Tu Minority people stew rabbit, bean curd, cabbage, shallot, pork and chili pepper all together in a pan. This dish is not only tasty but also has profound meanings. It stands for reuniting of the whole family members and good harvest in the next year.
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  • Zhangjiajie Sweet Potato Noodles

    Zhangjiajie Sweet Potato Noodles

    Sweet potato noodles are made of fresh sweet potato or amylum of the sweet potato. The makings of sweet potato noodles can be divided into traditional process and modernize. Private workshops and private families of Zhangjiajie still follow the traditional methods of cooking the sweet potato noodles. Processing of the sweet potato noodles is complex and careful. Sweet potato noodles before eating need further cooking as they are dried ones. They will firstly need to marinate in pure water till they are soft. Then you can stir fry them with pignuts, capsicum sauce or chopped pork; or you can boiled them with spices and other ingredients.
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  • Zhangjiajie Black Bone Chicken Stewed with Rhizoma Gastrodiae

    Zhangjiajie Black Bone Chicken Stewed with Rhizoma Gastrodiae

    Black Bone Chicken is the meat of a sort of chook. This chook is white all over, dark in skin, bone, eyes, beak, toe, bowel and fat. It is a kind of show chicken and can be used for medicine. This chook was originally bred in China.
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  • Huanan Staurois Ricketti of Zhangjiajie (Huanan Tuanwa)

    Huanan Staurois Ricketti of Zhangjiajie (Huanan Tuanwa)

    The Huanan Staurois ricketti in Zhangjiajie is also named "Bang Bang" or "Shi Wa" by Zhangjiajie local people. It is a popular food among mountains areas of Zhangjiajie. Huanan Staurois Rickeeti often inhabit in deep pools or ghylls in mountains. Huanan Tuanwa is a sort of frog which is the master hands of catching water snakes. The frog featuring tender meat is nice material for cooing soup which is more delicious than chicken soup. As Huannan Staurois Ricketti containing abundant nutrition, it ranks as one of the costly food in Zhangjiajie.
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  • Zhangjiajie Suan Yu Zha Yu

    Zhangjiajie Suan Yu Zha Yu

    Suan Yu Zha Yu is a wonderful and rarely known dish among Tu and Miao Minorities. This food boasting unique local flavor is cooked by newly caught fish. After cleaning and washing the fresh fish, people would swathe the fish by rice powders. The rich powders are added salt before wrapping fish. Then the fish was kept in pot for 3-5 days. When the fish becomes a bit sour, it can be deep-fried into golden color. Such a kind of dish is vinegary and fragrant. As soon as you see the deep-fried Suan Yu Zha Yu, you will be full of mouth water. As the fish has been marinated by salt in pots, it is also edible without deep-frying. This food is appetitive and available in all four seasons.
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  • Zhangjiajie Ten Dishes

    Zhangjiajie Ten Dishes

    In Zhangjiajie, there are ten dishes for entertaining important and special guests from distance. These dishes are the best foods for common families of Tu minority. These ten best foods can not be eaten everyday.
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  • Zhangjiajie Chili Food

    Zhangjiajie Chili Food

    Zhangjiajie Tu Minority people specially love hot food as the hot ones can stimulate the appetite, strengthen spleen and also can improve assimilation. Men and women, children and old people all like eat hot and spicy dishes.
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  • Zhangjiajie Pickled Vegetables

    Zhangjiajie Pickled Vegetables

    As soon as people mentioned Tu Minority dishes, most Chinese people will think of bright red color and the hot taste. Tu Minority pickled vegetables are not only hot and red, but also have a kind of vinegary taste to make people mouth water.
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