People who take a tour to Heqing never forget to taste the food in Heqing town. As a town having various Chinese ethnic minorities, the local food is different from the one in other places. All the foods in Heqing feature local culture of ethnic minorities, and all the materials are from this place. It is the creation of local people and the work of human wisdom. This article will take you into the local life to discover the stunning food in this Yunnan township.All the foods talked about below are the representatives of local food and the essence of local food culture. They are also the top recommended ones to tourists who will be or have been in Heqing.
1.Goat Raw Hide(shengpi)
Cut the baked pork (mostly from the hip and rear lag) and pork liver into filaments, take onions, garlic, parsley, stewed plum, spicy noodles, soy sauce, etc. as the condiments, put the filaments in the condiments for eating. This is known among the people as “eating raw hide”. The custom is said to date from the period of Nanzhao Kingdom with a long history. The shredded meat with condiments wipes off the fishy smell and provides unprecedented fresh, tender and sweet feeling.
2.Rice Stewed in Copper Pot
Use copper pots to stew the rice,add the rice with ham,soybeans, other vegetables and condiment,very delicious.
3.Preserved Pork Organs
Traditional famous native food in Heqing County.Mainly made from pork(pig liver,tripe,intestines)and pikckled vegetables,chopped with red pepper.
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