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buns

Third, the city of Xi'an Jia celebrities. Came to Xi'an, you are in any case to go Mr. Jia San thorough taste of the Muslim people and the United States Meilen skill-hwan. Jia find three, do you even find a real snack. Xi'an snacks and more, "Jia灌汤three buns" is the head of the largest and most resounding number one in Xi'an snacks.

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buckwheat noodles

Xi'an city wall in the northwest there is a place called Jiaochang door, as the name implies, was probably the Eight Banners soldiers, green exercise the powers of the local soldiers. "Gate" did not see, but for a long period of time, "teaching field gate," the words appear in Xi'an's population, are often hung behind the other two words "饸饹."
Buckwheat noodles made from the use of comparison is called a fixed饸饹buckwheat noodles. According to some research that this food has been in the Yuan Dynasty, Yuan based on the王桢the "Book of agricultural buckwheat" in section "the North after the诸郡kinds of grinding for the soup noodles or cakes, Wei River leakage. "" river leakage, ""饸饹", both in the pronunciation of Putonghua is based on whether the cavity is very similar to those in Shaanxi, and perhaps the former to the latter is the sound bar

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Huang Thick Wine

Shaanxi flavor to their dishes point contains a rich cultural history and taste for more and more visitors by understanding and love. Feast on the banquet is, regardless of family dining, so the most famous drinks in Shaanxi Huang started the popularity of the Thick Wine. Now, from the Grand Hotel to the Neighborhood and snack shops everywhere selling hot in the Thick Wine, Xi'an, as well as many old people and children and also be able to say a few words about外地客Yang and Thick Wine to the legend.
Huang Thick Wine is caused Xiaoqu glutinous rice and sweet, with its fragrant named Huang. This wine like a玉液,绵甜mellow, long aftertaste, it is said of its history can be traced back to the Zhou Dynasty's "mash sweet wine." By research, invention in distilled spirits, our ancestors have been drinking is such a wine, especially in the Tang Dynasty, "Li Bai's poems斗酒100, Chang'an City上酒家sleep, called the Son of Heaven had come on board, claiming Hill is Sally wine. "Du Fu's here,"斗酒"Thick Wine refers on this point唐墓murals unearthed in recent years as evidence can also: 1992 in Chang'an County, South Lane Wangcun unearthed Wei
Family's tomb in the courtyard there is a banquet master map, chart, there are two girls from both sides of the wine on the side seats. Archaeological experts have pointed out that the wine is drawn next to the current pressure is from the client, as in Li Bai's poem "Man-shop wind Lau Fa-Xiang, Wu Ji pressure to persuade visitors to taste wine," described the scene. The key is a "pressure" character, that is human to make wine with juice and separated from the lees, this scenario in today's Xi'an, a number of "old" can still be seen in hotels.

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Chinese Food-Tangyuan

Tangyuan is the traditional food for the Lantern Festival or Yuanxiao Festival. The small dumpling balls are usually made of glutinous rice flour.

We call these balls yuanxiao or tangyuan. Obviously, they get the name from the festival itself. Made of sticky rice flour filled with sweet stuffing and round in shape, it symbolizes family unity, completeness and happiness.

The fillings inside the dumplings or yuanxiao are either sweet or salty. Sweet fillings are made of sugar, Walnuts, sesame, osmanthus flowers, rose petals, sweetened tangerine peel, bean paste, or jujube paste. A single ingredient or any combination can be used as the filling. The salty variety is filled with minced meat, vegetables or a mixture.

The way to make yuanxiao also varied between northern and southern China. The usual method followed in southern provinces is to shape the dough of rice flour into balls, make a hole, insert the filling, then close the hole and smooth out the dumpling by rolling it between your hands. In North China, sweet or non-meat stuffing is the usual ingredient. The fillings are pressed into hardened cores, dipped lightly in water and rolled in a flat basket containing dry glutinous rice flour. A layer of the flour sticks to the filling, which is then again dipped in water and rolled a second time in the rice flour. And so it goes, like rolling a snowball, until the dumpling is the desired size.

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Chinese Food-dumpling

饺子Jiăozi (Chinese transliteration), gyōza (Japanese transliteration), or pot sticker is a Chinese dumpling, widely popular in China and Japan as well as outside of East Asia, particularly in North America.

Jiaozi typically consist of a ground meat and/or vegetable filling wrapped into a thinly rolled piece of dough, which is then sealed by pressing the edges together or by crimping. Jiaozi should not be confused with wonton: jiaozi have a thicker, chewier skin and a flatter, more oblate, double-saucer like shape (similar in shape to ravioli), and are usually eaten with a soy-vinegar dipping sauce (and/or hot chili sauce); while wontons have thinner skin, are sphere-shaped, and are usually served in broth. The dough for the jiaozi and wonton wrapper also consist of different ingredients.

In Korean cuisine, filled dumplings are called mandu. Although some variations are similar to Chinese jiaozi or Japanese gyoza in filling, shape and texture, Korean mandu are generally more like Mongolian buuz or Turkish mantı.

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