Tag Archives: Popular Snack

Top 10 Guangzhou Local Snacks You can’t miss

Besides those delicious dinner dishes, in Guangzhou there are lots of local snacks in a very special style that a newer must try. Here is an official selection of top ten local snacks. Steamed Rice Rolls A rice noodle roll (also translated as steamed rice roll/Steamed vermicelli roll) is a Cantonese dish from southern China and Hong Kong, commonly served ... Read More »

How to make pork buns

Cha siu baoIngredients 1 portion of Basic Yeast Dough 2 Tablespoons oyster sauce 2 Tablespoons hoisin sauce 2 Tablespoons soy sauce 2 Tablespoons sesame oil 1/3 cup Chinese rice wine / sherry 6 Tablespoons sugar 2 Tablespoons cornstarch 2 Tablespoons water 2 Tablespoons canola oil 1 lb barbeque pork (char siu), diced small ¼ inch cubes ½ cup dried onion ... Read More »

char siu bao

Char siu bao, also spelled char siu bao, are Cantonese barbecue pork buns (baozi). The buns are filled with barbecue-flavoured cha siu pork. They are served as a type of dim sum during yum cha and are sometimes sold in Chinese bakeries. Char siu refers to the pork filling; the word bao simply means “bun.” Although visually similar to other ... Read More »

Steamed Rice Rolls

A rice noodle roll (also translated as steamed rice roll/Steamed vermicelli roll) is a Cantonese dish from southern China and Hong Kong, commonly served as a variety of dim sum. It is a thin roll made from a wide strip of Shahe fen (rice noodles), filled with shrimp, pork, beef, vegetables, or other ingredients. Sweet soy sauce is poured over ... Read More »

You Tiao Recipe

Ingredients: -makes 10 pieces Flour ( 1/2 bread flour + 1/2 plain flour, if bread flour has too much gluten use all plain flour) baking powder,doubel action, 1 tsp alum, 1 tsp ( level) baking soda, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp ammonia, 1/2 tsp water, 220ml glutinous rice flour, enough for coating hands Method: 1. Place ingredients of ammonim bicarbonate, ... Read More »

You Tiao

Youtiao- also known as you char kway in Min Nan,yau ja gwai in Cantonese, and Chinese oil stick, Chinese cruller, fried bread stick- is a long, golden-brown, deep fried strip of dough in Chinese cuisine and other East and Southeast Asian cuisines and is usually eaten for breakfast. Conventionally, youtiao are lightly salted and made so they can be torn ... Read More »

Shrimp dumpling

Shrimp dumpling is Guangdong shrimp dumpling for short and it is also called crystal shrimp dumpling. The translucent shrimp dumplings is a traditional Cantonese dumplings served in dim sum.The filling of shrimp dumpling is the shelled fresh shrimp. Shrimp dumpling is the first one of “Four Kings” of Cantonese dim sum. The other three are streamed shaomai, Cha Shao Bao ... Read More »

Ginger milk curd

Ginger milk curd, also known as ginger-juice milk curd , ginger milk pudding or simply ginger milk, is a Chinese hot dessert originated in Shawan town of Panyu District, Guangzhou in the Guangdong Province in southern China. The main ingredients are ginger, milk, and sugar. Water buffalo milk is used in the original recipe. Ginger contains protease. When milk is ... Read More »

Shahe Rice Noodle

Shahe Rice Noodle is a popular flavor snack in Guangzhou. It originated from Shahe Town, hence the name. It enjoys a long history. The noodle is white, thin but tenacious. The method of making it is that getting the spring water of Baiyun Mountain to soak rice. Then grind this rice and cook them. Cut them into long narrow strips. ... Read More »

Recipes for water chestnuts

Recipes for water chestnuts Ingredients: 250g water chestnut flour (馬碲粉) 500ml water 1 5oz (141g) canned of diced water chestnuts 750ml water 350g Gula Melaka Method: 1. Open the canned of diced water chestnuts, drain, lightly rinse and chop into desired pieces. 2. Mix water chestnut flour with 500ml water and whisk to mix well. Set aside. 3. Boil Gula ... Read More »

Pantang Water Chestnut Cake

Pantang is near to the Panxi Restaurant, that is, the location of Old Lizhiwan. Pantang five excellent products (water chestnut cake, an arrowhead, water bamboo shoot, the lotus root, a water chestnut,water chestnut dessert) are produced in this district. Pantang Water Chestnut Cake chooses local special product– water chestnut flour as ingredients. The color of gold is yellow and transparent, ... Read More »

Guangzhou Nanxin Milk & Dessert

Nanxin Milk & Dessert Nanxin’s Milk Jelly was found by Huang Jingyun in 1939. “Milk jelly” is also called “Double-skin milk” by the locals. Nanxin’s milk jelly was praised as the best in the city during last 80’s. Nanxin’s special milk jelly is made of milk from water buffalo. Only the buffalo milk can coagulate when cooled. Nanxin’s ginger-milk is ... Read More »