What do you know about Shaanxi Gourmet?
Shaanxi contemporary cuisine can be divided into three categories: the flavor category, the Islamic category and the noodles & snacks category. People comment that the flavor category demonstrates the unconstrained feature of the Loess Plateau of the Great Northwest, the rustic nature of the people of the Northwest and the Chinese culture as well. Shaanxi is geographically divided into three parts: the southern part, the middle part and the northern part. Thus Shaanxi cuisine is differently interpreted from place to place. Camel Hoof Soup, Sixi Meat Balls, Braised Bear's Paw with Soy Sauce, Beef Tongue with Tomato Sauce, Braised Gluten are the most outstanding dishes in Shaanxi Cuisine. Islamic food is also one of the highlights of the catering industry of Xi’an. Dishes like Pan-fried Neat’s Foot, Quick-fried Mutton Slices with Scallions, Braised Haggis, Oxtail Soup make the Islamic food more colorful. In the middle part of Shaanxi, we have an old saying which is “If you want to check whether your wife is skillful in using her hands, you can let her roll flour and steam Chinese bread”, from which we can tell that the middle part of Shaanxi is famous for noodles and snacks. The noodles & snacks category occupies an important position in Shaanxi catering industry. Tourists can taste Lamb Stew of Bread, Qishan Minced Noodles, Chinese Hamburger and so on in Shaanxi, which are comparable to the snacks of Guangzhou. In fact, Shaanxi gourmet should also include famous wines and tea. Huang Gui Chou Jiu, Xi Feng, Hei Mi Gong Jiu, Wu Zi Xian Hao, Zi Yang Mao Jian are also the essence of Shaanxi cuisine.