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Hetu Dashao

Last updated by chinatravel at 2016/12/17

Eaten together with Xiachun bean noodles and another Baoshan traditional dish—Hetu Dashao, it will be much more wonderful. Dashao, or "toast pig", has always been a big dish for feast in Baoshan, of which the toast pigs made by people in Hetu village are especially famous.

The way of making it is complicated: kill the mature pig and wash it clean, then seal the cut. Mix sesame oil, honey, soybean sauce and many kinds of aromatic spices together to make the seasoning and apply the seasoning on the pig, then toast it on the charcoal fire. While toasting it, keep on applying seasoning on it until it's well-done. Dashao is crispy outside and tender inside. The skin looks golden and bright and tastes crispy, while the meat tastes fresh and sweet. Its color, aroma and taste are incomparable than those same food cooked with other methods.