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Kaifeng Food

Last updated by  at 2017/4/25

Kaifeng Featured Food:

Polished Glutinous Rice Cake

Polished glutinous rice is steamed together with honey date, green and red strips. Then juice boiled from haw, rose, and osmanthus flower is poured on the steamed rice. The done cake tastes soft, smooth, sweet and a bit sour.

Chicken Steamed In Bucket

Chicken Steamed in Bucket is a famous local dish. It can be dated back one hundred years ago during the Rein of Emperor Xianfeng in the Qing Dynasty. Because the boiler used to cook the chicken was bucket like, this dish got its name. This dish chooses tender live hen of less than 3 years old and thick gravy to cook. This dish is of golden color, fat but not greasy, tender but crisp. Ma Yuxing Chicken and Duck Restaurant located south of the Drum Tower Square cooks this dish best.

Braised Fish With Brown Sauce

This dish takes the best grass carp and little crucian carp as main ingredients. After being fried, the fishes are braised in gravy with dozens of kinds of seasoning. The cooked fishes and the fish soup are very tasty and impressive.

Sweet Potato Mash

Sweet Potato Mash selects sweet potato, sugar, haw, rose, osmanthus flower and green and red strips as the ingredients and is cooked with sesame oil. This snack looks crystal, tastes sweet and is very nutritious.