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May 1, 2018
sichuan mapo doufu
This is it. My favorite dish in the world and the grandmother of Sichuan cuisine. Translated literally as “pock-marked grandmother’s tofu,” its totally apocryphal origin story is identical to a half dozen other food origins: it starts with hungry crowds and a cook with few ingredients but plenty of creativity. The result is an inexpensive...
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sichuan hotpot
Dinner time and you’d smell the special aroma from hotpot restaurants in the streets and lanes of Chengdu—Chengdu locals show a special passion for hotpot, which is part of the happiness and satisfaction in Chengdu living. Looks of the pot The pot is relatively flat and wide. The red chili pot (spicy) or clear soup...
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