Chinese Culture of Food — Hunan / Xiang Cuisine

In the 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 is believed good for local inhabitants’ health. 

Some Dishes of Hunan/Xiang Cuisine