Dumplings, called Jiaozi in Chinese, is a food that can be made and cooked in many different ways, so this delicacy can even be served as a banquet dish during your Xian tour.
Dumpling is very popular food in north China. Customarily, the people prepare and eat dumplings at the Spring Festival and Winter Solstice.
The Dumpling Banquet was developed by Xian Dumpling Restaurant and Defachang Dumpling Restaurant on the basis of traditional dumpling. The dumplings served at the banquet are prepared with well-selected materials, including a wide variety of ingredients and featuring different kinks of stuffing, aromatic taste and rich in nutrition. Over 200 varieties of dumplings are served for several dozen kins of banquets, such as Imperial Banquet, Eight Treasure Banquet, Dragon and Phoenix Banquet, Peony Banquet and Hundred Flower Banquet.
Dumplings served at the banquet, which can be steamed, boiled, fried, roasted or fried in shallowe oil, are salty, spicy, sweet, sweet and sour, fish-flavored or crisp. Stuffing of dumplings is mainly made of fresh vegetables, pork, shark’s fin, sea cucumbers, hedgehog hydnum, squid and other delicacies from land and area, as well as special local products, such as peach kernels and persimmons.
The fillings of Chinese dumplings
The fillings of Jiaozi are the essence of this fare. Chinese people combine many ingredients in their dumplings; after chopping the meat and vegetables and blending them, the fillings of Jiaozi are ready to be wrapped.
Popular meat fillings include ground pork, ground beef, ground chicken, shrimp, and even fish. Popular mixtures include pork with Chinese cabbage, pork with garlic chives, pork and shrimp with vegetables and pork with spring onion, garlic chives and scrambled eggs.
The Jiaozi served in the Banquet are works of art. The Jiaozi in Xian’s Jiaozi Banquets can look like butterflies, penguins, leaves, goldfish, ducks, golden ingots, flowers, clouds, and pearls. Many visitors find it hard to eat them, until they try their first one. Once they find how amazing the Jiaozi are they have no problem eating the little works of art.
Basically, many different types of dumplings for each customer,it is the the best local food for guests to taste in xi’an