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Chinese Culture of Food -- Hunan / Xiang Cuisine

In Chinese culture of food, the Hunan (Xiang) Cuisine, another historical series, is famous for spicy, sour, salty and strong flavors.

 

Besides traditional cooking methods, smoking and pickling are important as well. 

 

The climate of Hunan province is quite moist; therefore, spicy and sour food are believed good for local inhabitants’ health. 

Some Dishes of Hunan/Xiang Cuisine