Shanghai cuisine

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Shanghai cuisine

Sweet and Sour Pork

Generally sweeter and more sour than the Cantonese version.

Soup Dumplings

They are filled with a broth, then steamed. The soup squirts out in the diner's mouth as he bites into the dumpling.

Ten Varieties Hot-Pot

A plate of sliced meats and vegetables which the diners cook in a communal pot of steaming broth.

Yangchow Fried Rice

Leftover rice stir-fried with an especially rich mixture of foods.

Lion's Head

A casserole dish of huge steamed pork balls.

Soused Shrimp

Live shrimp are placed in spiced wine. They become inebriated, and are eaten in that condition.

Squirrel Fish

A flattened deep-fried fish served whole and smothered in sweet-and-sour sauce.

Eight Precious Rice

A sweet rice pudding with mixed dried fruit, often served in mid banquet.

Dragon Well Tea

Some connoisseurs consider it to be the finest green tea in the world. It is grown near Shanghai.

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