Snacks you cannot miss in Zhouzhuang
2017-07-19 17:46:00

In addition to the Wansan pork shank, a signature dish named after Shen Wansan, the first millionaire from Jiangnan, the region south of the Yangtze River Delta during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), visitors to Zhouzhuang in East China's Jiangsu province could also relish some tasty snacks with characteristic local flavors.

Osmanthus rice cake (guihuagao)

Osmanthus rice cake is a sweet snack popular in Jiangnan area. The cake is a mixture of osmanthus flowers and glutinous rice flour, creating an unctuous sweet treat.

Recommended: Zhenwei Jiangnan, an eatery located at the east end of Nanshi Street

Osmanthus rice cakes served at Zhenwei Jiangnan, an eatery in Zhouzhuang, Jiangsu province [Photo provided to] Editor:Hiram