(1) Cross Bridge Rice Noodle
Cross Bridge Rice Noodle is a dish famous for its delicious taste and unique way of cooking. This traditional food is noted for its tasteful soup and high-quality sticky rice flour pressed into the noodle. The milky white soup is made from chicken and pork spareribs. In a bowl containing hot soup, slices of pork liver, chicken meat, bean-curd sheet, fish meat and vegetables are added. Then the soup is seasoned with soy vinegar, pepper oil and pepper powder. Lastly you put the noodle into the soup. There is a saying that one's visit lo Yunnan is not complete without eating Cross Bridge Rice Noodle.
(2) Steamed Chicken
Steamed Chicken is a noted dish in Yunnan. Chicken meat cut into cubes is cooked with the steam in a special pottery vessel. Steam goes through the pot by way of a lube at the of the pol. The meat is tender and the soup tales delicious. If the medicinal herbs, such as caterpillar fungus, tuber of elevated Gastonia and pseudo-ginseng are added, the food will provide a delicacy of tonic value.
(3) Yiliang Roast Duck
The duck is covered with some honey, and then roasted with pine needles. The skin is yellow in colour and the meat is tender, but not fatty. The best of Yiliang Roast Duck is cooked in Goujie Town in Yiliang County.
(4) Roast Bean-Curd
Roast Bean-Curd is a noted snack in Yunnan, especially in Kunming. The bean-curd is roasted with charcoal until it is yellow in colour. At night by the streets, customers sit in groups around a softly burning stove to eat Roast Bean-Curd. You can smell the flavour when you pass by the stove.
(S)Diati Bajian Cakes
This is the name of eight assorted moon cakes: one hard cake, two white cakes and five red cakes. It tastes special. It is a famous special food of Yunnan.
(6) Yunnan Ham Moon-Cake
The ham cake is a well-known moon cake in Yunnan. The crust is crisp and the filling is fragrant. It is an indispensable favorite food during (he Mid-Autumn Festival. It is also the best present for friends and relatives.
In the middle of the 17th century, Emperor Yongle of the Ming Dynasty in the course of his journey to Yunnan was offered a dish of fried rice noodle by the local people. After taking the food, he highly praised it, "It is a great saviour for me" , hence the name of the dish "Da Jiu Jia" . Pieces of rice noodle are fried with ham, eggs and vegetables. The food is very delicious.
(8) Three Courses Tea
Three Courses Tea is a kind of specially arranged tea ceremony in which the Bai people in Dali express their cordial welcome to the guests coming from afar. The first course tastes something bitter. The second course is quite sweet. And the third course gives you a flavor of aftertaste. Usually die tea ceremony is accompanied'by singing and dancing. You can drink the tea while enjoy the nice performances given by the beautiful Bai girls.