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Only if you have a taste of Guangzhou special congee, rice noodles and noodles, you can get some understanding of Guangzhou cate.

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 …

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Ji Zai Biscuits

Ji Zai Biscuits, Guangzhou’s leading kind of biscuits, was originally known as “Xiao Feng Biscuits”. Legend has it that Ji Zai Biscuits were created by a female domestic helper of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). But, the biscuits didn’t become famous until half a century later when, frustrated by the sluggish sales of mid-autumn festival moon cakes, biscuit makers at Guangzhou’s …

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Glutinous Rice Chicken (Lo mai gai)

Lo mai gai, pronounced in Cantonese speaking regions or Nuo mi ji pronounced in Mandarin speaking regions, is a classic dim sum dish served during yum cha hours.The dish is also called steamed chicken in lotus leaf wrap or steamed glutinous rice in lotus leaf wrap Lo mai gai is mostly a southern Chinese food. It contains glutinous rice filled …

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cantonese sampan congee

Sampan congee, consisting of peanuts, fish meat and other seafood, It is said that in the past the Sampan Congee was first served by scholars and tourists who took a boat tour in the suburbs of Guangzhou, later, many local restaurants began to prepare such Congee and people now can taste Sampan Congee everywhere in Guangzhou. Other dishes are ordered …

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Cantonese-style moon cake (chiense moon cake)

Cantonese-style moon cake is beautifully shaped with clear and exquisite pattern characterized by thin skin. There are two different tastes: salty and sweet. The different fillings include: lotus seed, almond, olive kernel, peach kernel, green bean, sesame, salty egg, roast goose, dried mushrooms, ice meat, sweet wax gourd, shelled shrimps, etc. Besides there are also stuffing of salty yolk, barbeque …

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Wonton Noodle

Wonton Noodle, known as Yuntun Mian in Guangzhou, served with crisp noodles, tender wonton fillings and a fragrant soup, are one of the favorite small dishes of Guangzhou. The soup is boiled with shrimps, dried sole, and fine pork bones. Wonton noodle soup is one of the few dishes set very high standards for, almost to the point of obsession. …

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Cantonese congee (guangzhou congee)

Cantonese congee, white rice is boiled in many times its weight of water for a long time until the rice breaks down and becomes a fairly thick white porridge. Congees made in other regions may use different types of rice with different quantities of water, producing congees of different consistency. Congee is often eaten with zha cai, salted duck eggs, …

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Double skin milk

Double skin milk (aka, milk custard ,Shuang Pi Nai) is a famous dessert which is known for being delicious and nutritious in both Guangdong and Hong Kong.A specialty of Guangzhou, It is enjoyed by both young and old. The dish is actually simmered milk with a solid covering made from a mixture of egg white and milk, hence the name …

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Egg Tarts

Today, egg tarts come in many variations within Guangzhou cuisine, including egg white, milk , honey-egg, ginger-flavoured egg, which are variations of a traditional milk custard and egg custard served in cha chaan tengs), and also chocolate tarts, green-tea-flavoured tarts, and even bird’s nest tarts. Overall, Guangzhou egg tarts have two main types of crusts: shortcrust pastry and puff pastry, …

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