Shanzhou Pickled Egg, Sanmenxia
Shanzhou pickled egg is a very famous local food in western Henan. It is done with egg and yellow wine distillers’ grains. As the legend goes, there was once a wine brewer in Shaoxing City in Zhejiang Province who introduced the skill of making pickled eggs with wine distillers’ grains into Shanzhou County. The yolk of the pickled egg is reddish yellow and tender. Shanzhou Pickled Egg has the special flavors of egg, fat and wine. People usually preserve their eggs in a cool place. When they want to eat the egg, they take out some and add some balsam to them and make a very delicious food.