What to eat in Shanghai
Shanghai is not just only a shopping heaven but also a place where you can enjoy delicious food from both home and abroad. Now, let me be your guide to enter into the food world of Shanghai and get the answer to What to eat in Shanghai.
Speaking of the cuisine of China, although Shanghai cuisine is not listed into the famous eight cuisines in China, since you are in Shanghai,it should be your first choice. Because of the natural good geographical position and climate condition, Shanghai is a place with abundant food materials such as a large quantity of vegetable from farmlands in Shanghai suburb, seafood from East China Sea and oyster or fish from rivers. Meanwhile, thanks to Shanghai’s importance of transport and advanced transportation system, the ingredients and materials from other places of China also diversify the cuisine of Shanghai.
Shanghai cuisine was originated from Shanghai local people’s daily dish. Therefore, it is relatively plain and inexpensive, and mainly characterized by braising in soy sauce(Red cooking 红烧)and stir-frying. Hence, the basic characteristics of Shanghai Cuisine are: sweetness and colorfulness. In Shanghai cuisine, yellow wine are used to "drunk醉" chicken,fish and crabs. Compared with people from north part of China, Shanghai people like to eat in delicate portions. So if you go to the local restaurant, the dishes will be often served on the table with small amount.
The following are some famous Shanghai Cuisine:
pig's feet in red cooking
steamed Shanghai hairy crab
soup with mushroom and rice crust
|Chinese mitten Crab(Da Zha Xie)|
trachidermus fasciatus heckel
Famous Cuisine in China
Foreign Cuisine in Shanghai
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