A Silk Road tour not only provides experience of mysterious, cultural, historical and exotic to meet physical and psychological needs, it also has abundant tasty food to satisfy your appetite and stomach. Xi’an food, Lanzhou food and Xinjiang food would make you never stop. Now let’s get a close look at those classic and popular delicious foods during Silk Road travel.
When mentioning Xi’an food, I think Saozi Noodles should be at the top
of the list to be mentioned. Flavorful also colorful, Saozi Noodles has
been the must taste food when travel Xi’an. The Saozi noodles are made
with diced and fired ingredients like carrot, wood ear fungus, tofu,
eggs and garlic bolts. This is why you see a bow of colorful noodles
with mellow soup.
I think no one would resist the temptation of Roujiamo when in a Xi’an
tour. Roujiamo is also called Chinese hamburger as it also has two
pieces of baked pancake with meat stuffed between. The meat stuffed
between could be pork, mutton and beef. The La Zhi Rou Jia Mo is the one
of the most popular Roujiamo with the special gravy and flavor.
Pita Bread Soaked in Lamb Soup
Pita Bread Soaked in Lamb Soup is another kind of unique Xi’an food
which has a long history and also very hot among local people and
tourists. Fragrant and mellow soup with rich nutritious ingredients and
chopped lamb to be cooked, the split the pita bread into pieces and soak
them in the lamb soup to cook until all the ingredients have a mixed
overflowing fragrant smell and taste. Here is a bow of appetizing soup.
Not only savory, the pita bread soaked in lamb soup always gives a
these three classic Xi’an foods, there are many other popular Xi’an
snacks to try like dumplings with sour soup, cold rice noodles,
Biangbiang Noodles and so on.
Sweet Potato Caramel
Sweet Potato Caramel is a must try when coming to Lanzhou, especially
for those tourists who have a sweet tooth. Use the local produced
potatoes as the ingredient, put the previous fried potatoes into the
melted sugar and stir the potatoes until they become connected with
sugar and get the golden bright color. Sweet potato caramel has a golden
amber color. It is sweet, crispy and delicious, and become very
Starch Noodles should be one of the hottest dishes in summer in the
area of Gansu Province. It is featured with fresh, sour and spicy. Also
starch contains several enzymes that are beneficial to reduce summer
heat and whet appetite. This is why starch noodles are the must eat in
summer in Lanzhou.
Mutton eaten with hands
As Lanzhou is a city habited many Hui people, beef and mutton are main
ingredients for many dishes. And mutton eaten with hands is one of
famous beef and mutton dishes. Characterized with light color but
original mellow flavor, fresh and tender, fragrant and savory, Mutton
eaten with hands is always the must try dish when in Lanzhou.