Guangzhou cuisine, also known as Cantonese cuisine, which is an important part of Chinese eight cuisine Cantonese. The biggest character of Cantonese cuisine is various type and flesh taste.AS the old saying goes, we can eat everything .What’s more, there is another saying goes that Guangzhou has all kind of food in the world. That Reflects its cooking ingredients include almost all animal, covers a wide range . Besides pork, beef, chicken and fish,they include snakes, civet, dog, cat, monkey, rat, snails, insects, worms, beetles, centipedes, sweet scented osmanthus cicada, Tian Shu, chicken feet, duck tongue, bullwhip and beef offal. There are famous dishes including five snake soup, Roasted Suckling Pig and Longhu Fung, wax gourd soup, soup. Steamed, fried, fried and other cooking methods Cantonese restaurant is the most common, since cooking time is short, it keeps the original cooking philosophy.
Cantonese attach great importance to the diet, they become more famous, because of the diet culture characteristic, getting the fame Eating in Guangzhou. The diet culture has three major characteristics
Developed diet industry
Nowadays, there are tens of thousands of catering enterprises in the city, most of them are engaged in "three tea two rice snack" (i.e., morning tea, afternoon tea, evening tea, lunch, dinner, and supper), all day supply of almost no interruption.
Diversity of food materials
Guangzhou food material is various, almost including everything. The Cantonese have a proverb: " we can eat everything." This reflects the Guangzhou broad and open diet culture, however, which threats the survival of many rare species, also with some health problems.
With the reform and opening ,besides Guangzhou cuisine, the world's food companies have come to Guangzhou and set up their branches, including the Japanese food, Korean food, Vietnamese cuisine, Thailand cuisine, India cuisine, Italy cuisine and so on.
Food plays an important role among people living in Guangzhou, which makes up to hundreds of billion yuan the annual retail sales of catering, the per capita consumption of perennial take the first place in mainland China. Every year Guangzhou also held a "Food Festival", to promote the development of the catering industry.
Cantonese cuisine take main place among traditional local dishes . Because Guangzhou is located in the Pearl River, seafood dishes are also common, Huangsha aquatic products wholesale market is the seafood rendezvous. Since Guangzhou belongs to subtropical monsoon marine climate, humid easy getting angry environment makes the drink herbal tea become a living habits of people in Guangzhou all the year round.