Food

  • 10 delicacies that can make Kunming a world level culinary city

    A culinary city is more than a place where you gormandise, and the culinary art is something for an insight into the local ethnic customs and traditions with a profound historical background....

  • The local wholesome vegetarian meals

    We recently had lunch at The Green Garden Restaurant managed by a non-profit organisation who provides fresh wholesome vegetarian meals including seasonal fruit for people of modest means....

  • The crispy Yiliang roast duck

    In the granary Yiliang County of Kunming, a favorite delicacy one must try is the succulent roast duck that tastes quite different from the Peking duck. Read more for how it is prepared....

  • 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. ...