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Various Dishes to Try in China

China is one of the fast growing Southeast Asian nations, and gaining a reputation for its gradually developing tourist industry. China is known for its rich history, exotic oriental culture, urban development and many cultural and leisure attractions. Resorts such as Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort & Spa, a luxury hotel Yunnan, offer tranquil accommodation to tourists of China. China is known for its cuisine and mouth-watering dishes, and the following list contains some dishes which you simply must try out.

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Peking Duck

Peking Duck

Considered to be one of the most delicious dishes in Chinese cuisine, this dish offers succulent meat with a sensation combination of flavor. With several slices of juicy meat which are customarily cut directly before the diners, is a real treat for meat lovers. The most prized feature of this dish is the thin crispy skin which is soaked in deliciously favored sauces. While some prefer the slices with crispy skin, the finely cooked inner slices with juicy fatty bits are also a treat which many people savor. A dish of Peking Duck is also eaten with a side of vegetables such as cucumbers and scallions.

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Dumplings

Dumplings

Dumplings are also one of those dishes which take a central place in Chinese cuisine, and have been served in China for many centuries. These steamed or fried bite size balls of dough are packed with either, pork, chicken, beef or vegetable, and are a delicious treat. Traditionally served with oyster sauce and other spicy or sweet & sour sauces, you can dip your dumpling into a sauce of your preference and enhance the flavor of these taste-bud tingling treats.

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Muttom Stew (Pao Mo)

Muttom Stew (Pao Mo)

A dish which has been perfected thought the ages by the Xi'an people of China, today the Pao Mo is a dish which a visitor to China must indulge in. This think and delicious stew is traditionally made with succulent mutton, but one can also find Pao Mo with beef and pork. Unlike any other stew, Pao Mo also bite-size pieces of unleavened bread which certainly is an interesting feature of the dish. Pao Mo is served with a small side of chili sauce and pickled garlic, to give the dish a sour and spicy smack. A dish of Pao Mo is customarily served with a healthy portion of crumbled flatbread as well.

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Chow Fun

Chow Fun

Although noodles are a pretty common dish around China, Chow Fun is a noodle dish which is sure be a treat to your taste-buds. This traditional Cantonese dish is found in almost all yum cha restuarnats of China. With fluffy wide rice noodles glazed with delicious sauced and stir-fried with either a choice of succulent pork, beef or seafood, a dish of Chow Fun is a meal that is both filling and delicious. You can also get a dish of Chow Fun 'wet' so that the noodles are juicy and oily, for a lip smacking experience.

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Yunnan Cross Bridge Noodles

Yunnan Cross Bridge Noodles

A traditional Yunnanese breakfast dish, Yunnan Cross Bridge Noodles is a combination of noodles, meat and vegetables that will leave you craving for more. Fresh wide rice noodles, which are cooked with an assortment of spices and sauces, are topped off with succulent slices of pork or beef dipped in creamy broth. A dash of fresh leaves and vegetables are also added to the dish, to give you a tasty and rounded dish.

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Beef Noodle Soup

Beef Noodle Soup

Probably one of the most popular dishes in most Chinese restaurant, Beef Noodle Soup is a traditional comfort food that is sure to satisfy your taste-buds. This dish contains thick noodles with juicy chucks of beef, served in a broth which is packed with rich flavor and aroma. Served hot and steaming, once you try this dish you are sure to keep coming back for more.