Rock Fungus，It is very nutritious and delicious if cooked with chicken or spareribs; yet it is very difficult to pick, for it grows only on cliffs.
It has a long history for Wulingyuan TuJia brocades.Most traditional brocades are used as bedding,clothes.We call this kind of brocades for "Xi Lan Ka Pu",the meaning of which is TuJia bedding.the main materials of TuJia brocades are silks,cotton thread and worsted.
Dark Tea(Hei Cha 黑茶) is an unique type of tea made by most fermentation with a more than 400 years history,in China.it is usually called Border-Sale tea(Bian Xiao Cha 边销茶),literally,tea sold on borders as it is commonly compressed into forms of bricks and sold in western minority areas of China.
Zhangjiajie Tujia people use a piece of good quality wood as the surface for the collage. Then put the skins, roots, brunches of trees and some other materials to stick onto the surface. With all these materials put onto the board it formed a beautiful picture about natural sceneries.
Fenghuang Bean jelly is a kind of snack that is good for appetizing and cooling in summer. In summer, you can see bean jelly in almost everywhere in the street.
Recently, Dongxi seven sisters chili passed the national geographical indication products trial. “Dongxi seven sisters chili” won the gold award in provincal agricultural fair.
As an ancient craft, dye used in Fenghuang Plangi is the same as batik. But plangi has much more vivid methods. Instead of adhering depends on wax, plangi uses strings to wrap part of the lining and this part will not be put in the dye. Other parts also form the same color as dye. Wrapped part has transition of color because of liquid’s soakage. It has no harm to human health since the dyeing adopts radix isatidis and other natural plant.
Wild mushroom is a wide family with various members. In Zhangjiajie, when talking about wild mushrooms, you must learn something and had better have a taste of Lactarius delicious, a kind of rare wild mushroom.
Zhangjiajie is famous for mountains.Being richly endowed by nature, wild plants in Zhangjiajie are of tough vitality. Take the local specialty stone agarics as example; stone agarics are living in the sandstone cliffs in Wulingyuan scenic zones, Zhangjiajie. On the one hand, stone agarics are delicious food for their rich nutrition; on the other hand, they are medicine for anti-inflammation and nourishing.