Local Specialties in Chongqing that You NEED to Buy

26th July 2019

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What local specialties are worth buying when you travel to Chongqing? hmmm.... Actually, there are many of them, not only HOT POT. Some of the local snacks are really really really tasty!!! So, if you don't have any idea of what to buy for specialties here, you can find out in the text below.

来重庆旅游,不知道带什么特产?重庆有太多的值得带回的特产了,不光只有火锅底料,还有各种零食,对于来重庆旅游的朋友应该带什么回去呢?



Hotpot seasoning火锅底料

Chongqing Hot Pot is popular throughout the entire country! So, since you are here, Why would you not buy it for your friends and family? You can find out some of the famous brands such as "Xiaotian'e", "Qiu Xia", "Qin Ma" and "Qiao Tou" if you have no idea which one is taste best. Pay close attention!! These brands may have a very strong taste, you know... extremely spicy! So remember to use half of the seasoning or less if you are not a fan of spicy food. Or you will regret it!

重庆火锅闻名全国,既然来都来了,难道你不给亲朋好友捎上两包吗?重庆较为有名的火锅底料有:“小天鹅”、“秋霞”、“秦妈”、“桥头”等。这些火锅料都较重口味,所以口味比较淡的朋友,可以根据自己能接受的量放底料。



Crunchy Rice Candy米花糖

It's a famous traditional snack which has both a sweet flavor and crunchy texture. You can eat it instantly, or put it in boiled water. The same as making instant noodles. The most authentic brands are the "He Hua" and "Mei Gui". Which is available in many supermarkets for a cheap price.

一种著名的传统小吃,香甜可口。还可泡水食用,饿的时候来一碗,你绝对会喜欢的。最正宗的品牌就是荷花牌和玫瑰牌,都是不错的选择。在许多超市都可买到,同时物美又价廉。



Wujiang brand Zhacai涪陵榨菜

Fuling is probably best known for its pickled mustard tubers. Wujiang brand zhacai is produced in Fuling, Chongqing. This item is Chinese cabbage, salted with chili and spices to give it the salty taste, crispy texture and spicy flavor. It's a good company with rice, and also you can use your imagination to make some other dishes. Such as fried shredded pork with pickles, or as a spice used as a topping for noodles.

涪陵榨菜产自重庆涪陵,是用青菜头腌制,再配以辣椒和辅助香料等,吃起来酸脆爽口,是一道很好下饭菜。也可以做成榨菜肉丝,或者切成碎末加入小面,都是不错的选择。



Chen Changyin Fried Dough Twists陈麻花

It is easily sold on the streets, so it should be no problem finding them. It has such a crispy taste. It's suggested to not preserve for a long time. It's best to eat it when it's fresh.

麻花,相信你随处都可以见到有卖的。它具有非常香酥脆爽的特点。但麻花不可以放太久,因为放的时间久了会没有那种酥脆的口感了。



Yangjiao dried bean curd羊角豆干

The specialty snacks in Wulong, is a traditional homemade snack. It has many different flavors, which is also very convenient for exploring the tastes.

重庆武隆羊角镇的特色小吃,属于百年的传统手艺,口味也是有十几种,携带方便。



Baishiyi dried salted duck白市驿板鸭

The earliest record of this dish dates back to over a hundred years ago. It has been made with many different processes, such as salting and baking to name a few. It also has a smoke flavor which is a good dish for the dinner table.

白市驿板鸭已有100多年历史,经腌渍、烘烤等多道工序,精制作而成,腊香可口、余味无穷,是饮酒佐餐之佳品。



Guai Wei Hu Dou (Broad bean in special flavor)怪味胡豆

It has a unique flavor which combines spicy, sweet, salty and more. It's like each flavor is blowing your taste buds out of the water! The most famous brand is the "Die Hua".

怪味胡豆具有独特的风味,集麻、辣、甜、咸、鲜、酥为一体,入口麻、辣、酸、甜、鲜、香、脆,一起横扫你的味蕾。重庆怪味胡豆以“蝶花”牌的为最正宗。



Chengkou Smoked Pork城口老腊肉

It has a unique recipe and is smoked with traditional techniques. It has excellent meat quality, authentic flavor and full of rich nutrients.

城口“老腊肉”具有独有的民间加工秘方,经特殊的传统工艺精心熏制而成。其肉质精良、香味纯正、营养丰富。



Fermented tofu豆腐乳

Known as the "Oriental Cheese", the fermented tofu was originated in Zhongxian, Chongqing. With a bit of wine taste included. You would go crazy if you ate it with rice because it's soooooooo good. Are you sure you don't want to try it?

素有“东方奶酪”之称的豆腐乳,源于重庆忠县。吃下去有点酒的味道,是一道绝妙的下饭菜,有了豆腐乳,你白饭都可以吃三碗。想不想要来一口?



Tuocha (Compressed tea)重庆沱茶

The tuocha in Chongqing is very famous. It will taste much better with the appropriate temperature of water.

吃了这么多油腻的东西总需要来上一点解腻的。重庆的沱茶就是非常出名的了,这种沱茶冲泡的时候,水的温度一定要适当才行,这样冲泡出来的茶会更加的香。



Tao Pian合川桃片

It is a popular snack among the locals especially in their childhood. It's very thin slices with small pieces of walnut. That are sweet and salty, it's highly recommended! You can choose either brand "Chuanzhou" or "Sanjiang".

重庆人小时候都喜欢吃的小零食,薄薄的一小片,中间夹着点核桃,有甜味和椒盐味,百分百推荐。可以参考川洲、三江、等品牌。



Pickled chicken feet有友泡椒凤爪

This snack is very popular among the people who like to eat spicy food. In the first bite, it may not be very spicy but if you eat a lot, you must be careful because it will make you cry. Besides, the pickled bamboo shoots of this brand and most of their products are worth a try. They can be found in local supermarkets or convenience stores.

这个小零食俘获了不少喜欢吃辣的人的芳心,刚开始吃还行,一直吃就会让你辣得不行不行的,但还是让你欲罢不能。此外,泡椒竹笋也值得一试。各大超市、便利店都会有卖。





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