Have Some Cold Snacks to Cool Down Your Summertime in Chongqing

0th August 2018

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What food occurs to you when it comes to summer, ice cream or cola? As for people in Chongqing, it is definitely Bingfen, Liangxia and Lianggao, which are all made of rice. It’s the best thing ever to have a bowl of these while wandering in the street in Chongqing, and it is also to have them when you’re super-hot with spicy hotpot.

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Bingfen—a kind of crystal icy curd with brown sugar Basically made of rice curd, cold drinking water and brown sugar, Bingfen have many flavors that you can add a great variety of ingredients into it. There are dried fruits, Ciba(cubes of cubecooked glutinous rice),date slices, raisins,hawthorns, peanuts, sesame and so on.

All these different food make Bingfen colorful and yummy.

Lianggao – a kind of icy puddings

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Tastes smoother and more refreshing, a bowl of Lianggao will definitely make you feel cool in scorching summer. Except brown sugar and rice pudding, there can be fermented glutinous wine as well as soybean flour into it. If you are more fond of fruits, you can also add some lemon juice, watermelon juice and so on.

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Liangxia – a kind of rice pudding in the shape of shrimp

Getting thirsty and tired of cold drinks? Just have a swallow of this cold and good-looking food, which looks like many shrimps swimming in the bowl. You can mix Liangxia with Bingfen, which would be the best matches.

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