The (Street) Meals Scene in Xiamen, China | Travel and Way of life Diaries

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So inform me men and women, who loves to verify out the regional (street) meals scene when travelling to a new location?

Properly, raise your feet please! *pun intended* hehe

These braised pig trotters are a delicacy popular in southern China, particularly in Guangdong and Fujian regions.

Neighborhood street industry.

I pretty enjoyed the regional foodie scene in Xiamen. There have been new dishes I found and specialities that I attempted. Meals plays a big element in my travels, mostly simply because I enjoy to consume and love what the culinary globe has to offer you.

Meals, in my travel book, can make or break the adventure and they can occasionally be the highlights as well! In this weblog post, I will be posting the meals photos I took in Xiamen.

Brace for a flood of meals pictures!

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The street meals scene in Xiamen is concentrated about the region of Zhongshan Road pedestrian street and its various alleys. This location has a lively scene no matter what time of the day or evening.

Study my previous post right here: Zhongshan Lu Pedestrian Street

1 of the preferred street meals delicacies in Xiamen is the Oyster Omelette. The meals vendors cook it prior to your quite eyes, nonetheless, the queues can be quite lengthy in the evening. Right here is a  post I created: Queueing up for the popular Oyster Omelette 

There are grilled pork and chicken barbecue and chicken feet.

A seafood stall promoting diverse sorts of shellfishes and crustaceans. They resident cook prepares the seafood for you although you wait. There is a tiny space for consuming.

Glass noodles (vermicelli) are a speciality in Xiamen. These are scallops are covered with glass noodles and some spices. I ordered this and it was scrumptious.

My “lobster” lunch. They grilled this prior to serving. I had to get employed to the regional spice right here. It is what we all contact, an acquired taste.

Taiping Lu is a tiny alley of Zhongshan Lu pedestrian street that is brimming with street meals vendors. It is not as well far from the Siming South Road. Very advise this street!

Sea worm jellies are an additional preferred regional delicacy in Xiamen. I could not dare myself attempt this. I imply, I just really can’t. It is not my cup of tea. Pass!

Grilled octopus tentacles are also a popular sight in Xiamen. I have not attempted.

Reduce chicken feet in portions, prepared for sale. Chicken feet are generally a favourite in Asian. I keep in mind in the Philippines, they contact these Adidas (commonly on a stick). Yes, named following the popular German shoe manufacturer, lol.

Additional sea worm jellies!

Huge deep fried squid in a batter. This was a snack that can be discovered everywhere, in every single nook and cranny of the city. I wasn’t in a position to manage myself. I purchased 1 as an following dinner snack, which was meant to be a dessert, haha. Study right here: Getting Greedy in Xiamen

I think these are jellied strawberries.

A quite busy street side meals court on Zhongshan Road pedestrian street. It is usually busy right here, in particular in the evening.

Some of the dim sum on offer you have big portions.

I enjoy tofu! I enjoy them fried as properly and they are ideal eaten with seaweed or with onions and chili. I attempted this when I visited the not-as well-far-away Zeng Cuo An village exactly where I had a walking lunch. At house, I get tofu on a regular basis from the supermarket.

Shellfish and crayfish in sizzling sauces.

This is an additional version of the Oyster Omelette, the meals court version. I have attempted the street meals version.

Post Its on the wall. They have been all written in Mandarin Chinese so I could not seriously study them.

Take-away drinks  such as milk teas are also everywhere in Xiamen. I do not have a favourite but, so every single time I attempt a new flavour. I have a tendency to steer clear from as well flavoured ones. I am not quite fond of the tapioca pearls.

The popular Peking duck which can be eaten with rice wafers by rolling a piece of meat with it. See beneath in box for examples. My mom loves this.

The mango smoothie drink with actual mango chunks. This is also virtually everywhere!

This mobile vendor had to appear for a new location to sell her meals on the streets simply because the police just arrived. She reminds me of the girls street vendors in Ben Thanh industry, Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City).

Fruit ice cream seeking like soaps.

Yet another mobile vendor on the correct and I am not certain what he is promoting although.

The bao’s or the steamed buns, prepared for the taking.

An outside wet industry I bumped into although taking a stroll about the Siming region in Xiamen. I think 1 of the alleys on Lujiang Road.

A diverse type of bread-bun. Will have to be scrumptious to consume when its nevertheless warm.

Braised pig’s trotters/feet garnished with spices and spring onions, a popular regional delicacy in the southern element of China.

Genuine Chinese style of generating a noodle soup with a big steamer.

Zhang Sanfeng is 1 of the trendy milk tea shops. I had the standard hot tea right here.

That is it, people!

Travel Period: December 2016
Location: Xiamen (Fujian), China

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