Some people going to Yangshuo in order to seek for a sequestered life, some people going there for a sightseeing tour, and some in order to find themselves...But beyond that, there are a number of people is going Yangshuo for its delicious foods. Picturesque Lijiang river scenery, verisimilitude and phantom exotic emotional appeal, romantic and leisure lifestyle and night life...A place, even if only have one of these qualities will make people aspire to visit, not to mention the charm of this four together in one place. So it is not hard to understand why Yangshuo is like a giant magnet appealing as many urbanites with the dream of the township.
Yangshuo Assorted Vegetables with Pork Stuffing
Yangshuo Assorted Vegetables with Pork Stuffing is Yangshuo food essence, going to Guilin Yangshuo but do not taste Yangshuo Assorted Vegetables with Pork Stuffing that is really pity. Yangshuo Assorted Vegetables with Pork Stuffing is stuffed with vegetables and soy products to make wrapper and use meat or eggs to make fillings, after procedures of steaming, boiling, frying, you can eat it. Upon biting, the fillings are unleashed which give people the feeling of appetizer. Common dishes are made of snails (Stuffed Escargots), melons, tofu, pomelo, more than 30 varieties.
Yangshuo Beer Fish
Yangshuo Beer Fish is one of the most famous local dishes that are popular with people in all over the world. The fresh fish cooked with beer will cause you a good appetite. When traveling in Yangshuo, if you miss to enjoy the beer fish, you may miss a chance to experience the very local Yangshuo eating culture.
A slang in Yangshuo describes the beer fish as “you don’t know how delicious it is until you enjoy it in Yangshuo”. The unique taste attracts thousands of tourists. All of them will phrase this dish and immediately recommend to their friends.
People who eat beer fish first time will be amazed at the crispy fish skin. The crispy skin with delicious sauce will bring diners a brand-new taste. Pepper is the highlight of this dish. If you refuse to eat this dish with pepper, you may regret to eat the essential taste of beer fish.
Sweet-scented Osmanthus Tangyuan
Tangyuan is small dumpling balls, or sweet soup ball, made of glutinous rice flour with sesame, bean paste, jujube paste, walnut meat, dried fruit, sugar and edible oil etc, as filling. The making method of sweet-scented osmanthus Tangyuan is exquisite. Adding enough water and honey into sticky rice, and then knead and mix them together and make them a big a small rice ball. After that you can put stuffing into the ball, when finished, you can boil it in the water. When cook thoroughly, you can take them out of the pot and eat it with ginger syrup. The most characteristic of Osmanthus Tangyuan is adding local specialty osmanthus sugar which make it sweet but not tipsy, savory and mellow.
Osmanthus Lotus-nuts Sweet Soup
Osmanthus Lotus-nuts Sweet Soup is a Yangshuo famous snack, which is like gruel of millet flour and sugar in Beijing when viewed from the outside, but it has a little bit more peanuts, sesame, lotus seed in it, etc. It tastes delicious and sweet, and it is very popular with girls.
Snakehead Hot Pot
Snakehead Hot Pot is made by natural snakehead of Lijiang River water; it is also a specialty of Yangshuo as Beer Fish. The fish bone soup boiled by fish head and fishtail is sweet and not greasy, so people can have a drink of this delicious soup.
Yangshuo Stuffed Bun
Yangshuo Stuffed Bun, made with glutinous rice flour as raw material, also can use sorghum, corn, or buckwheat flour, stuffed with peanuts and sesame paste, printed various kinds of auspicious patterns on its skin, steam together with local specialty Shatian pomelo leaves under the stuffed bun, when finish it smells extraordinary fragrance, and it tastes non-stick and not greasy as snack. Mixed ueno artemisia leaf into glutinous rice flour, it will clear your heat in some degree in the summer.