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Benbang Cuisine

07-15-2010 16:36 BJT

Benbang Cuisine, or local cuisine, uses traditional family-style cooking with fresh fish, chicken, pork and various vegetables as main ingredients. It has 400-years of history and originated during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Benbang Cuisine always has a great flavour and a bright colour because of the oil and soy bean sauce that most recipes require.

Shanghai benbang Crab
Shanghai benbang Crab

Like the dishes of Suzhou and Wuxi cuisines, Shanghai Benbang dishes feature a fresh, mellow and sweet taste.Famous Benbang dishes include Sweet and Sour Pork, Beggar’s Chicken, Soup Dumpling, Ten Varieties Hot Pot, Lion’s Head, Squirrel Fish, Eight Precious Rice and Yangzhou Fried Rice.

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