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Unique cooking competition of Guizhou promotes ethnic culture

CCTV.com

07-25-2014 00:09 BJT

Kaili City in Southwest China's Guizhou Province holds a unique cooking competition, which highlights a local traditional dish called Sour Soup Fish, which is popular around the country.

Sour Soup Fish is a highlight of the event, where over 10 finalists from around the city vye for the top award.

Sour Soup Fish is a highlight of the event, where over 10 finalists from around the city vye for the top award.

Kail has a variety of ethnic groups, and this cooking competition is all about diversity.

According to traditional Chinese medicine theory, sour and spicy food can remove dampness from the body. Because of the humid weather in Kaili, its people are fond of sour food, and they pickle various vegetables and meats in different ways.

Sour Soup Fish is a highlight of the event, where more than 10 finalists from around the city compete for the top award. The main ingredients are chilies, tomatoes and fresh fish, with soybean sprouts and fried bamboo shoots also added. The sour soup is cooked from tomatoes with traditional Chinese herbs.

"I'm really happy that I won first prize today. I will keep working hard to promote the traditional dish of our hometown, as well as our ethnic culture here," golden award winner Wan Xiucai said.

Organizers say that they will make this competition an annual event to promote traditional sour cuisines and the ethnic culture of the region.

Sour Soup Fish is a highlight of the event, where over 10 finalists from around the city vye for the top award.

Sour Soup Fish is a highlight of the event, where over 10 finalists from around the city vye for the top award.

Sour Soup Fish is a highlight of the event, where over 10 finalists from around the city vye for the top award.

Sour Soup Fish is a highlight of the event, where over 10 finalists from around the city vye for the top award.

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