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  • Welcome to Fengjian,

  • a town built on rivers and canals.

  • The beautiful village in southern China

  • is an hour's drive from the metropolis of Guangzhou.

  • Water towns like this

  • used to be more common in this part of China.

  • Many of them have been demolished

  • to make way for new buildings.

  • But Fengjian has been preserved as a tourist destination,

  • with its canals,

  • centuries-old bridges,

  • and impeccable street food.

  • And here are five dishes you don't want to miss.

  • This dish, steamed in a giant box,

  • is one of the main reasons why locals visit Fengjian.

  • Visit on a weekend, and you can see the shop steam a whole pig.

  • Fish is a staple ingredient in this part of China,

  • and this shop owner says every family here

  • knows how to make fish cakes.

  • They are made from mud carp,

  • a common species in southern China.

  • This cold dish is another example

  • of how locals make the most out of mud carp.

  • This dessert is a signature dish in this region,

  • and it doesn't take long to make.

  • The town of Fengjian offers a rare

  • opportunity to try this dish fresh.

  • You can find these five foods here, at this location.

  • And as always, feel free to taste around.

  • In our next episode, we travel to Tianjin,

  • a port city in northeastern China

  • to show you five exciting street snacks.

  • And if you missed our Beijing "5 Street Eats,"

  • then check out this video.

  • And feel free to explore some of our other episodes

  • in the links below.

  • Until next time, happy eating wherever you are.

Welcome to Fengjian,

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5 Popular Street Snacks in China’s Water Town of Fengjian

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/03
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