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The Most Characteristic Lamb Dish in Wulong

Wulong has a lot of specialty snacks, but you must not miss the local mutton.

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In 2006, Yimou Zhang went to Wulong to film "Curse of the Golden Flower", after he tasted Wulong’s mutton,he said that "If you haven't eaten Wulong's mutton, you have never been to Wulong."

People have always believed that delicious mutton is in northern China, but this is not always the case. The forests and grasslands of Wulong Fairy Mountain Resort have raised high-quality black goats. Some people refer to the mutton here as “medicine meal”. It makes sense: the mountains are covered by “immortal water”. There are hundreds of kinds of natural Chinese herbal medicines. After enjoying the gift of nature, the goats not only magically fade the taste of the meat, but also become a valuable “medicine diet”.
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With the mutton as the ingredients, the delicious food created by Wulong people is endless. Even in the hot summer, people still have mutton on the table: mutton soup pot, mutton hot pot, roasted whole lamb, bowl of mutton... lamb, It is the first choice for Wulong people to have food forever.
The mutton of Wulong is tender and delicious. After the taste, it is a cool one. It is a hot and spicy soup with a wonderful aroma. It is accompanied by green vegetables, yellow mushroom, white bright fans, appetizing parsley and shallots. A cup of Sanhekou wine, people are all eating satisfied.

In addition to the mutton soup pot, roast whole sheep is another kind of love of Wulong people to mutton, and the roasted whole sheep made by Dongting Villa is another food business card of Wulong. Dongting Villa is named after the huge cave behind the restaurant. The inside of the cave is cold and humid. The stone stalactite is ever-changing, but it is also the best food storage place. It is said that the vegetables will be put in the cave for a week and will not be broken. Eating roasted whole sheep in Dongting Mountain Villa is divided into three steps. First, eat kebabs, then eat whole sheep, and finally have a pot of delicious miso soup. The mutton skewers the best steak and leg of the black goat. The meat is rich in flesh and oil. It is most suitable for skewers. When the lamb is roasted and bubbling, it is the most delicious time!
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Compared to other places, the roasted whole sheep of Dongting Mountain Villa tastes more tender. The secret of this is that the beer is added during the process of pickling the mutton, and the roast sheep technology and exclusive secret spices are inherited for 20 years. This is why roast whole sheep in Dongting villa is so delicious!

Whether it is a mutton soup pot or a roast whole lamb, it is the main dish of the grandeur, but for the Wulong people, the bowl of mutton is the happiest city life. The Bowls of Mutton is evolved from the mutton soup pot. The skinned lamb is cooked with the special soup and sautéed. When the traveller come to here, a Bowls of Mutton is the most authentic taste!
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 In the numerous mutton restaurant in Wulong, the Bowls of Mutton in the Yancao village is the most famous. The Bowls of mutton, pickled pepper, goat liver and steamed mutton are always in short supply. According to the shopkeeper, there was once a guest who actually ate 8 Bowls of Mutton, which is amazing! The Bowls of Mutton in Wulong is already become a local representative cuisine.

Posted by Cicy Yang 23:30 Archived in China Tagged food mutton wulong

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