Fried Dough Twist (Ma Hua), Tianjin
Mahua has a shiny and golden look. It is made by frying a bar of dough in peanut oil.
The bars are usually stuffed with a variety of fillings, most often waxy tasting beanpaste (Dou sha), a taste only for the hardy.
Since it can be preserved for several months, you can take it home to share with your family and friends.