Food

  • Ham-pied, rose-pied, what pastry is your favourite for Mid Autumn Day?

    As the Chinese traditional Mid Autumn Day is coming, there are assorted Yunnan style pastries one must not miss in Kunming including the ham pied and flower pied moon cakes....

  • Dianhong, China's best black tea

    Queen Elizabeth who is a connoisseur of quality tea was presented with a gift from the province of Yunnan of Dianhong tea (Yunnan black tea), during her visit to Kunming City of Yunnan in 1986....

  • Insects on the menu for lunch or supper?

    Eating insects obviously is an acquired taste but, in Kunming and other parts of Yunnan, decent or markets restaurants and the ubiquitous BBQ stalls offer a variety of edible insects for connoisseurs....

  • Cold Porridge

    As a kind of cold dish to ease hot in summer, the glutinous porridge is prepared with Chinese dates and black sugar, tasting fragrant and refreshing....

  • Guandu Pancake

    Guandu pancake is a traditional flour snack in Kunming, enjoying a big popularity among both locals and visitors in Kunming ...

  • Pearl Pear

    Pearl Pear is a specialty in Chenggong the name of which has a story related to this kind of juicy fruit....

  • Pineapple Rice

    Many ethnic delicacies are also a great experience in Kunming, including the Dai ethnic pineapple rice. ...

  • Special Foods and Drinks of Kunming

    The special local foods of Kunming can be tasted at the snack stands, roasting stands along the streets and indoor restaurants with elegant environment....

  • Rice Cakes of Kunming

    During the Spring Festival, people in Kunming are accustomed to eating rice cakes which are locally called Erkuai....

  • Rice Braised with Beans

    It is a popular food in Kunming, prepared with green broad beans, green peas and ham.