The Wenzhou Consumer Rights Protection Commission announced a list of 30 souvenirs for the year 2022 on July 13.
Though Ou Cuisine, or dishes authentic to Wenzhou, is less known than the classic Eight Chinese Cuisines, it is still quite popular for its fresh and mild taste – being not spicy or salty at all.
Wagang zhijiao, or simmered pettitoes in earthen pot, is a famous dish handed down from the family banquet of Liu Bowen, the founding father of the Ming Dynasty.
A bilingual video produced by Xinhua News Agency and the Wenzhou Overseas Media Center about braised duck tongue, a specialty of Wenzhou.
Southern Chinese prefer rice-based foods, and residents of Wencheng county, Wenzhou, Zhejiang province are no exception.
Wenzhou chao fen gan, or Wenzhou fried rice noodles, is a traditional dish in Wenzhou. The rice noodle is usually cooked with lean meat, mushrooms, eggs, and scallions.
Sansi qiaoyu, or minced fish soup with sansi – shredded chicken, ham and mushroom – is a traditional dish from Wenzhou city in East China's Zhejiang province.
Wenzhou's more traditional locals prefer their food with a mild and subtle taste, especially seafood, which they prepare most often in just one way – steaming – in order to preserve the originality of the fresh ingredients.