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Wansan 'Eight Bowls' in Zhouzhuang


Wansan “Eight Bowls”, named by Shen Wansan (1330–1376), the richest man in the Jiangnan area (the southern regions of the Yangtze River) during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), was a well-known delicacy to entertain loyal and wealthy friends during annual festivals at that time in Zhouzhuang.

Wansan 'Eight Bowls' in Zhouzhuang

Wansan “Eight Bowls”.[Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Shen hired the best cooks and selected the freshest ingredients in order to make the meal exquisite enough to be a feast for the eyes.

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