With a long history of over 2,400 years, Sa porridge has been recorded in many historical documents, such as "Sa porridge can be the best food for those without eating for seven days，"in"The collection of Stories and Speeches". Sa is a porridge which is exquisitely made of chicken or other animal meat, wheat pip, medical materials and other condiments.
As a nutriment and health food, Sa porridge boasts a large variety due to different cooking methods. With different ingredients, Sa porridges are adaptable for different tastes. Only having the porridge while it' hot, the rich fragrance of Sa can be enjoyed. Sa porridges have the flavors of hot, spicy, aromatic and salty. They usually go with the following staple foods: youtiao (a kind of fried sticks made of dough), sesame seed cakes, seed cakes and thick pan-cakes. Having Sa porridges a lot can help build up the body and prolong one's life.