Food paradises along Jinhua-Taizhou railway
Pan'an in Jinhua
Pan'an natives like to put herbs in their dishes. [Photo/WeChat account: Zhejiang Fabu]
Pan'an is a city of forests, as it has a forest coverage rate of nearly 80 percent. Due to this, the annual average temperature in the county is just 16℃, making it an ideal place to escape the summer heat.
Herbal cuisine is popular among Pan'an natives. Local people are good at combining traditional Chinese medicine and other ingredients to make special delicacies that are both healthy and tasty.
Xianju in Taizhou
"Eight Bowls" in Xianju [Photo/WeChat account: Zhejiang Fabu]
Xianju literally means "abode of the immortals" in Chinese. Its mountains and waters make it not only a destination for sightseeing, but also a paradise for food-tasting.
The "Eight Bowls", which consist of eight dishes made from meat, fish, tofu, and other ingredients, are the most common delicacies enjoyed by visitors.
Noodles with a variety of toppings and waxberries grown on mountains shouldn't be missed when visiting Xianju.
Linhai in Taizhou
Fried cakes with shrimp, meat, and eggs [Photo/WeChat account: Zhejiang Fabu]
Linhai, a coastal area in central Zhejiang, is home to 141 kinds of snacks, including sea sedge pies, fried cakes, steamed eggs with ginger juice, and noodles with ginger soup.