Food research 01 of Hui people
I am a Han Chinese who also live in the east district. I happened to know Hui people must eat Qingzhen food. For gain some knowledge about Qingzhen food, I went to many Hui food restaurants and families. After many interviews, I have known what the Qingzhen foods are and also collected lots of pictures….
Food Culture of Islam
Peole can’t survive without food, so this is our basic and the first need. That’s why we say “Hunger breeds discontentment ”. When we study the history of human being, we find every religion, every nation all has their own life style and specialized food style. So Islam as the one of the three main religions and one-fifth of population believers is sure to also have its own food style and food culture.
Muslim dietary habits
Hui people are all over China, they also have different food style. Hui people in Ningxia love to eat noodles, Mianpian or mixed food. Hui people in Gansu, Qinghai treat wheat, corn, highland barley, potatoes as main food. Youxiang and Sanzi are favorite food of Hui people and also are the best gifts in special days. Folk snacks are Niangpi, Lamian, Dalumian, Rouchaomian, Doufunao,Niutouzasui and Shaozimian etc. Most of families keep leavened dough at homes. Hui people who live in cities love to drink milk tea in the mornings in any season, beef and mutton are their main meat to eat. They also eat fish, such as black carp, silver carp etc. Pigeons are regarded as the holly birds among Hui people in Gansu province, so they can be fed but can’t be eaten. If there are quite sick people who need to have tonic can eat pigeons but only when they get the permission of Yimamu. Hui people are very good at cooking. Not only cook the famous and precious food, like the fruit of Chinese wolfberry, tendons of beef or mutton, seafood etc. but also folk dishes and snacks. Hui people in the north-west area also like to eat pickled vegetables. Hui people don’t drink not clean water. It’s forbidden to take bath , wash clothes or pour dirty water near drinking water for people.
Hui introduced snack
Yoghurt is an ideal health protection snack. It can help to digest, kill germs, warm stomach, keep beauty and also improve your sleep. It also can decrease cholesterol, prevent tumor and against feebleness for aged people. It’s also very tasteful.
Sanzi is a kind of fried noodles. It’s an important food for Hui and Sala people in Qinghai province to spend their Carban ,Child Day etc.
Mutton barbeque is quite delicious with the tender mutton, good-smelling and rich nourishment. Now you may also eat the roasted—bread and mianpian while you enjoy the mutton barbeque.