Fried Flour Beef Cake, Chengdu
Fried Flour Beef Cake was created by a mute who runs a business in partnership with two fellows, and names the restaurant Sanyiyuan after Luibei, Zhangfei, Guanyu who went for brothers in ancient Chinese history. The skin of the cake with beef stuffing is made of flour. After fried, the cover of the cake is fried gold-yellow while the stuffing is very tender. And the sweet of the cake spreads through the whole street.
The most famous beef market in old Chengdu is the one in Huangchengba, where meat, buffalo meat, cattle meat yak are sold. Although beef dishes are not as varied of those of pork, it still can be prepared for many dishes, such as Charqui with Pepper and Chilli, Minced Beef with celery, Beef with Bean curd, Beef Noodle, Stewed Beef with Radish prepared at the pickle and salted food stands, while Fried Rib Steak, Beef Ball, Braised Tripe are served as main courses in big restaurants. In addition, beef is very popular among the snacks in Chengdu. Zhide(a name of a stand) Steamed Beef is the representative.
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