Camel hoof soup, Jiayuguan
According to the ancient book Yiwuhuiyuan (A Collections of Strange Things), camel hoof soup was created by the King Chensi in Jin Dynasty, the recipe of which passed down to the period of Sui and Tang Dynasty. The soup was made only for the noble people. Dufu, the famous poet in Tang Dynasty, tells a story about camel hoof soup in his poem titled “On the Trip from the Capital to Fengxian County”. The poem tells us: when Emperor Xuanzong was having dinner with the Queen Yangguifei, camel hoop soup was one of the delicacies they enjoyed. Now ordinary people can take the tasty camel hoof soup.