Sichaun Province – local specialties

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Sichaun Province – local specialties

Postby long_way » Tue Mar 11, 2008 10:25 pm

Sichuan embroidery, Wuliangye spirits, Jiannanchun spirits, Luzhou Laojiao spirits, Dengying beef slices, and Tianfu peanuts.
Mount Emei: Local specialties include Bamboo-leaf Tip Tea, Erui Tea, Xianzhi Bamboo-leaf Tip Tea, gastrodia tuber, Ginseng, Ciliatenerve Knotweed Root, Notoginseng, hemsleya root, Chinese caterpillar fungus, snow-preserved konnjaku, and bamboo shoots. Mount Emei Clever Monkey Series are unique tourist handicraft articles.

Dujiangyan: Dujiangyan is one of the main regions for growing Chinese medicinal herbs and plants. It boasts abundant resources of animal and plants with various species and huge quantities; the most famous are Rhixoma Ligustici, ginko, Cortex Phellodendri, Euonymus Japonicus, Officinal Magnolia, and “Four Qingcheng Taoist Specialties” (chicken stewed with ginko, pickles, sweet alcohol and tea) which was once a tribute to the emperors. Dujiangyan also produces kiwi fruit and is well known for its root carvings.
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