Welcome to GuangXi Net Tour Caravan
Now your station: Guangxi Cooking & Recipes >> Read Article

  Fujian Foods

    
Editor:Henry   Organization:Go China Adventure International Travel Service Co. Ltd   Edited Date:2004-11-9 12:24:33  Visitors:4173   

    We have more information for the subject at this page. If you want to read more relating with the subject here, just simply double click the ist you're interested below, our powerful database will activate all the relative catalogs in seconds. If the result does not meet your need, please contact with us. We will do our best to help you.


Image    Fujian dishes are usually marinated in wine and taste sour with a tinge of sweetness. "Buddha Jumps the Wall" is a famous dish with interesting ingredients. Made from shark's fin, shark's lip, fish maw, abalone, dried scallop, squid, sea cucumber, chicken breast meat, duck chops, pork tripe, pork leg, minced ham, mutton elbow, winter bamboo shoots, mushrooms and others. This lot is then seasoned and steamed separately and then put into a clay jar, mixed with cooking wine and some pigeon eggs. The jar is first covered and put over intense heat and then simmered. Four or five ounces of liquor are added while the ingredients simmer for another five minutes.he result is totally tantalising.

    How 'Buddha Jumps the Wall' got its unusual name is explained by a local fable. A Fuzhou scholar went picnicking with friends in the suburbs and he had put all the ingredients he had with him in a wine jar, which he heated over a charcoal flame. The tantalizing smell spread all the way to a nearby temple and was so inviting that the monks, who were supposed to practice vegetarianism, could not resist and jumped over the wall to partake in the hearty dish. One of the friends wrote a poem in praise of the delicious dish, in which one line read: "Even Buddha himself would jump over the wall to taste this dish". Thus the name, 'Buddha Jumps the Wall'.

 

Feedback:
No Post!
Click Here to Post your Views & Arguments>>

 
Send your comments and suggestions to us
Copyright 2003-2009, Guangxi Tourism Administration. All rights reserved.
(ICP 05006832)