Food

  • Kunming-Style Hot Pot

    Traditional hot pot has a different name as “Chui Guo” in Kunming. Chui Guo, literally means “Cooking Pot”. The big Chui Guo is supposed to be made of copper. The upper part of...

  • Qiguoji – Chicken soup steamed in clay pot

    "Qiguoji" or "chicken soup steamed in clay pot" is one of the famous dishes in Yunnan. It got its popularity in 2000 years ago among Yunnan people. A clay or terra-cotta pot with a...

  • Modeng Baba (Modeng Cake)

    Besides Mixian (rice noodle), steamed buns, Ersi (sliced rice cake), there is another local food, which is still very popular on Kunmingers’ dinner table. With its golden, crispy outer layer ...

  • Rice noodle in Small Pot

    Xiaoguomixian literally means rice noodle cooked in a small pot. And it has been a major main course among local Kunmingers. Soft and white rice noodle, cooked with minced pork, some Chinese leek, and...

  • First Matcha Parlor opened in Kunming

    Cherry, bamboo, windbell and matcha, now you can have it all at Yuzhichuxi (宇治初昔), a newly opened matcha parlor on Wenlin Street, which has officially opened at the end of April. Ever s...

  • Yuxi Delicacies

    Yuxi City is famous for its delicious local food, such as Sandaocai (or Jiangchuan Three Courses, which contain Hot and Sour fish, Mutton Soup and Chicken Broth), fish boiled in copper pot, aloe vera ...

  • Bon appétit at Henri2010

    Henri 2010 sits in the rather old but quite Shulin Street. It is not easy for new comers to recognise it as a private French style kitchen at the first glance. But when we entering into the second flo...

  • Dajiujia (Fried rice cake)

    Dajiujia, also called Erkuai or fried rice cake, is a famous dish of Tengchong. But it is also a well-received staple food in Kunming. (image credit: web) Dajiujia, the name dated back to ...

  • Pastries for Mid Autumn Festival

    As the Chinese traditional Middle Autumn Festival is coming, there are assorted Yunnan style pastries one must try in Kunming including the ham pied and rose pied moon cakes....

  • The best refreshing snacks

    In the time of summer and even autumn, the refreshing, appetising snacks in Yunnan are still the favourite of most foodies....