Food

  • Sticky rice balls with bean flour

    In northern part of China, one of the traditional snacks is called “Yuan Xiao”, which is a seasonal desert during the Lantern Festival. But in the South, people call it “Tang Yuan&rd...

  • Yunnan Cuisine

    Yunnan Cuisine, a blend of the long history and diversified food culture, ethnic culture and regional feature of Yunnan, being special and fresh with fragrance or pure beauty, contains a unique lastin...

  • Douhua Mixian (Rice Noodle with Bean Curd)

    Douhua Mixian (or rice noodle with bean curd) has been one of the recognised local snacks in Kunming for a really long time. Tourists would heard of the much well known Crossing the Bridge Rice Noodle...

  • Seven Traditional Desserts in Kunming

    In this city that is full of stories and traditions, Kunming deserts, without doubt, have their unique flavor due to those special ingredients and traditional cooking methods. In the following passage...

  • Yiliang Roast Duck

    Yiliang Roast Duck, also called Dianyi Roast Duck, is one of the classic Yunnan dishes. Originated during the Ming Dynasty, now it has more than 600 years of history. It is believed that Mr. Zhu Yuanz...

  • Green Pepper stir fry with Yunnan Ham and Thelephora ganbajun

    Known as the “Wild Fungus Kingdom”, Yunnan’s unique three-dimensional climatic conditions bred a wealth of wild edible fungi resources. (Raw Thelephora ganbajun) Thelepho...

  • Kunming-Style Fried Potato

    Chips, French fries or fried potato, all sound like western food. But in Yunnan, almost everywhere you go, you will encounter fried potato with different shapes and tastes. Some of them are in long st...

  • 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 ...