As many Chinese cities have been experiencing yet another wave of high late summer temperatures over the past few days, locals have been turning to special food recipes to fight off the heat.
Petrified chocolates, juicy braised pork, rocky dried fruits and many other delicious-looking dishes are all part of Fang Yiqun's rare stone food banquets. The spread is nice to look at, but trying to sneak a bite will cost you a few teeth.
The best beer, it’s said, is the one in your hand. Indeed, what better beverage to beat the heat and chase the summer doldrums?
Nothing makes workdays more bearable than the sweet thought of weekends, the blissful anticipation of sleeping in and the unbridled suspense of a wholesome and hearty brunch.
The event featured up to 100 stone-made artworks, designed to replicate variety of different food and dishes.
A new round of mooncake competition among ambitious bakeries has already begun, despite the fact that this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival is still two months away. One of the most popular ways for bakeries to attract new customers every year is to come up with some unexpected yet appealing mooncake fillings.
With Shanghai sweltering under the hottest summer in history, many residents are turning to tried-and-true traditional foods and remedies to keep cool, even in the era of air conditioning.
It is necessary to have drinks to quench thirst during summer when the temperatures cross 40 degrees Celsius. Teahouses, bars and restaurants update their menus as they get more customers stopping over for drinks in this season.
Although mushrooms can taste delicious and provide important nutrients, some wild species contain deadly or disease-causing poisons, warned the China Food and Drug Administration.
Some time-honored food stores in Shanghai are giving an innovative twist to the traditional taste of mooncakes, which is proving popular among youngsters. Some queue up to two hours to buy one.