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Xianning positioned as the hometown of rural delicacy in hilly areas 18-08-09

  Hubei province is about to build itself into a strong province of delicacies, which puts its emphasis on establishing one “city of gourmet food”,and 14 “hometowns of delicacies in China”, while Xianning city will be developed into the hometown of rural delicacy in hilly areas.

  In recent days, the Hubei provincial governmental office issued “the Recommendations for boosting the innovation and development of Chu cuisine”, and it officially defines that “Chu cuisine” stands for the shorter form of Hubei cuisine, which completely ends the controversy over whether it is “E cuisine” or “Chu cuisine”. In the mean time, it presents a quite“delicious” future—Hubei province will build a hundred billions industry of Chu Cuisine, while also develop itself into a strong province of delicacies with wide influence and great reputation both at home and abroad.

  It is known that one “city of gourmet food” refers to the world(Wuhan) city of freshwater fish gourmet foods. Wuhan is acclaimed as the province of thousands of lakes, and the city of hundreds of lakes, who is abundant in aquatic resources. The Hubei scholars and technicians has cultivated new varieties of freshwater fishes, dug into new cooking methods for fishes, and developed various freshwater fish dishes, which enjoys a great reputation throughout the country. Those fish dishes which use the freshwater fish as the raw material, for instance, Wuchang fish and Tangxun Lake fish balls have become the main characteristic of Hubei gourmet foods.

  Previously, Wuhan has applied for the title of “the city of Yangtze river freshwater fishes”, and “the city of China freshwater fish delicacies”. That this time Wuhan city proposes to build the World(Wuhan) City of freshwater fish gourmet foods is a token of the industrial production of Hubei freshwater fish going from China to the world.

  Apart from that, the 14 “hometowns of delicacies in China” comprises the hometown of (E’Zhou) Wuchang fish delicacy, the hometown of (Tianmen,Xiantao)steamed food, the hometown of (Qianjiang) crayfish delicacies, the hometown of (Jingzhou) Hubei-featured delicacies,etc.

  Xianning situates in the place where the plateau, hills and plains meet. Due to the transformation of nature and the changes of time, there are mountains, rivers and lake all over this city, and this city is covered with gullies hills and brooks, which gave birth to a variety of beautiful bridges, hot springs and rural cuisines. Thus, Xianning city will be built into the the hometown of rural delicacy in hilly areas. (

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