Sichuan Spice

Of course, no China travel is complete without indulging in the places “特色“, or specialties.

 

 

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Fresh mountain greens and pickled peppers, fried bamboo shoots, chicken boiled in Sichuan chilis.

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Sichuan special 豆花 and  豆脑, soft tofu in different forms, very soft and delicious. More fresh mountain greens and pickles. In Emei town, at the food of Mt. Emei.
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A small shop on the steep path up Mt. Emei. The old woman waiting patiently for hungry passer-byers disappeared behind the small building long enough for me to hear the abrupt “squawk” that heralded the end of lunch’s free roaming life… a few minutes later, this delicious chicken, sour bamboo and chili dish arrived.

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The famous 水煮鱼,fish filet boiled in wonderful 花椒 numbing peppers and chili.

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In the smaller city of Yibin, fish slices and chili of all sorts.

IMG_2415The wonderful selection of fresh veggies, pickles, and dumplings and buns. 20 RMB for a plate, all you can fit on it!

 

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