Author:Site Editor Publish Time: 2021-07-09 Origin:Site
Water Transport Office Feast was formed from feasts held by officers of Water Transportation Office. Since 581, Chuzhou historical district in Huai’an served as an important district of water transportation, also the distribution center of grains at that time. Thus, the Water Transportation Office at Huai’an was especially important with enormous power. During winter, officers of Water Transportation Office would invite business men and governmental officers to enjoy Huaiyang cuisine for consecutive days. Nowadays, based on the researches of records of Ming and Qing Dynasty, chefs in Huai’an innovated “Water Transportation Office” Feast, which used local traditional materials including shrimp, eel, and so on.
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