Warming Winter Foods
Winter in China can be rather bracing with dropping temperatures. The Destination China team have some favourite dishes that are certain to take the chill off as the January cold sets in, the temperature doesn’t seem to rise above freezing and the snow begins to fall.
Beijing, as winter wonderland comes to town, enjoy “Tang Hu Lu”, warm sugar coated hawthorn berries on a stick which are found on most street corners.
“This treat truly is my guilty pleasure in winter, I can’t help but grab one on the way home from work.” - Graeson Alexandre, Director of Business Development- Beijing Head Office.
Hong Kong, although not the coldest area in the region, you can still savour southern Chinese cuisine with Wonton Noodle Soup, which are small shrimp or pork dumplings in a piping hot soup with fresh noodles.
Shanghai, with an array of cuisines, you can always find something to cure that temptation for something you can’t have. Missing that European flair? Head to La Cabane in for cheese fondue and reminisce of those times you visited Europe in winter. Indulge in the warm bites that this cosmopolitan city has to offer!