Food in Huangshan City belongs to Huizhou cuisine. Huizhou cuisine is one of eight main cuisines in the whole country. It dates from the South Song dynasty in Shexian County ( the Huizhou Prefecture in ancient times). It’s characterized by cooking all kinds of dainties. Huizhou cuisine does well in roasting, stewing, braising, and quick-frying. It’s particular about seasoning and duration and degree of cooking, and advocates stock. It’s particular about oil, which can moisten bowels and skin. It’s particular about color to increase aesthetic effect and reach the unified effect of color, odor and taste.