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Flowers essential to Yunnan local dishes

Updated:2020-06-28 16:14:12   Yunnan Gateway

Folks in Yunnan put their love to flower cooking, so they make flower cakes, rose snacks, pomegranate dishes and so on. Now flowers have grown into an essential ingredient for Yunnan local dishes. 

Yunnan is dubbed as the Kingdom of Plants with vertical three-dimensional climate, and there are a diverdity of edible wild flowers and vegetables here. Ethnic groups in Yunnan cook some dishes using the ingredients of flowers during festivals. There are 97 series of edible flowers that add up to 310 species in Yunnan.

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Source: Yunnan Net; trans-editing by Wang Shixue and Yuan Yingcen

Keywords:   Flowers Yunnan dishes