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Lotus-themed Banquet in Qiyang City

Updated:2023-08-04 10:42:40

In Yuanjiamiao Village, Xiamadu Town, Qiyang City, villagers creatively incorporate the local culinary specialties with lotus-related ingredients like flower petals, lotus leaves, lotus seeds, and lotus roots. They skillfully make a variety of dishes such as fragrant fried lotus pastry, lotus leaf-wrapped meat rolls, lotus leaf-wrapped chicken, spare ribs and lotus seed soup, and eight-treasure lotus seed porridge. Each dish highlights the "lotus" element, offering a delightful "lotus feast" that not only pleases your palate but also helps beat the summer heat.

Chinese source: Qiyang City Media Center