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Shanghai specialty: spiced beans, Shanghai pear paste sugar

When it comes to traveling on the national day of the 11th National Day, in addition to enjoying the scenery and feeling the local customs, of course, it's also necessary to bring some local specialties back to share with relatives and friends. What's the specialty of Shanghai? Xiaobian has sorted out ten Shanghai specialties, including Nanxiang Xiaolong, Shanghai pear paste sugar, Gaoqiao muffin, spiced beans, Guxiu, Malu grape, Cangqiao crystal pear, Fengxian yellow peach, Chongming shawutou pig and Sanlin DILIN melon. Let's have a look!

1. Nanxiang Xiaolong

Nanxiang Xiaolong, formerly known as' Nanxiang big meat steamed bread ',' Nanxiang big steamed bread 'and' guyiyuan Xiaolong ', is also known as' Nanxiang xiaolongbao' and 'Nanxiang Xiaolong steamed bread'. It is a traditional famous product in Nanxiang Town, Jiading District, Shanghai. It is famous for its thin skin, tender meat, juicy, delicious and beautiful shape. The stuffing of Nanxiang Xiaolong is made of sandwiched leg meat into meat paste, which is made by sprinkling a little ginger powder and meat skin jelly, salt, soy sauce, sugar and water; the skin is made of non fermented refined flour. In August 2014, the fourth batch of national intangible cultural heritage representative project list recommended by the Ministry of culture was announced, and Nanxiang Xiaolong production technology was successfully selected into the national traditional pasta production technology.

2. Shanghai pear paste sugar

Shanghai pear paste sugar is a famous traditional brand with Shanghai characteristics and one of China's time-honored products. It is a famous traditional local product in Shanghai. Pear paste sugar, with Sydney or white Yali and Chinese herbal medicine as the main raw materials, adding rock sugar, orange red powder, lemon powder, etc. It is mainly used to treat cough, phlegm, tracheitis, asthma, etc. It has a long history and is deeply loved by consumers all over the country, especially by the Chinese at home and abroad who have deep feelings for the old Shanghai. They always bring some products to share this happy taste with their relatives.

3. Gaoqiao muffin Gaoqiao muffin is one of the four famous spots in Gaoqiao Town, Pudong New Area, Shanghai. Because of the distinct layers of pastry, each layer is as thin as paper, which is also called thousand layer cake. It is usually made of refined white powder (flour), cooked lard, soft sugar, red beans and Osmanthus fragrans as raw materials, and is made by scraping, wrapping, opening, peeling, stuffing, baking, cooling, inspection, and packing. After the finished product, the surface is yellow, the stamp is clear, and the surrounding is milky white. Cut into layers, thin skin, stuffing more, not partial skin, no impurities, no stiffness at the bottom. Imported crisp, sweet and glutinous.

4. Spiced bean

Spiced bean, also known as cream and spicy beans, is a famous traditional snack in Shanghai. The food was first created by Shanghai old town god temple, Guo Ji, and the five spice bean shop, so it is also called Town God's Temple cream and spiced beans. The skin is thin and the meat floss is smooth. The salt and frost are even. It is soft and glutinous. It's delicious, sweet and delicious. Before 1930, there were small green bean products made of cinnamon, fennel and other spices in Shanghai, which were very popular among local people. Except for methionine and tryptophan, the contents of the other six kinds of essential amino acids in faba bean protein are higher, among which lysine and leucine are the most abundant.

5. Gu embroidery

Gu embroidery, also known as Lu Xiang Yuan Gu embroidery, is one of the traditional Chinese embroidery techniques. Gu embroidery is one of the most beautiful handicrafts in Shanghai. The Gu family originated from the old city of Shanghai in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Gu embroidery was named after Gu Ming family in Shanghai in Ming Dynasty. Gu Mingshi once built a garden on Lu Xiangyuan road in Huangpu District. He got a stone through the pool. Zhao Wenmin wrote the word "Lu Xiang Chi" in his hand. Because he named his family embroidery after famous garden (now Luxiang Garden Road, that is to commemorate this garden), Gu Mingshi called his home embroidery as "Luxiang garden embroidery" or "Gu embroidery" for short. It is based on famous paintings and famous for its exquisite techniques, elegant forms and high artistry.

6. Malu grape

Malu grape was first planted in 1981 and has a history of 30 years. Malu town established Shanghai Malu Grape Research Institute in 1992 and upgraded to Shanghai Grape Research Institute in 2000. In 2002, Malu brand passed the certification of Shanghai high quality agricultural products certification center, becoming the first batch of safe, hygienic and high-quality agricultural products in suburbs. In 2003, in order to adapt to the rapid development of Malu grape industry, Shanghai Malu grape Development Co., Ltd. was founded and became the Shanghai suburb In response to the call of the government, the "Malu grape professional cooperative" was established in 2004 to organize farmers to unite and take the road of common development and common prosperity.