Guangdong Cuisine

chen family temple, guangzhou
  • Province :
    Guangdong ( Chinese: 广东, Pinyin: Guǎngdōng, Other Names: Kwangtung)
  • Population :
  • Location :
    Guangdong faces the South China Sea to the south and has a total of 4,300 km of coastline.
  • Overview:
    Guangdong hosts the largest Import and Export Fair in China called the Canton Fair which is hosted by the city of Guangzhou - Guangdong's capital city.


Over view


Guangdong food is also known as Cantonese cuisine. Since Ming Dynasty, Cantonese cuisine has became one of the four China’s famous cuisines. It has formed its own unique cooking methods, by absorbing the cooking skills from many other regions of China. For example, Beijing, Sichuan, Shandong, Jiangsu and other cities.



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According to different regions have different tastes, Cantonese cuisine is divided into three branches, known as Guangzhou food, Chaozhou food and Dongjiang food. Among of them, Guangzhou food is the representive one.


Some staple foods are very popular here, such as Deep-Fried Dough Stick, Wontons and Watery Cakes, etc. Wontons , which have a long history in Guangdong, are often eaten together with noodles.


Guangdong snacks also have a long history, such as Fruitcake, Glutinous Rice Dumpling Wrapped in Bamboo Leaves and Crisp Thin Cake that enjoy long-standing fame. Apart from various porridges, snacks include fried rice and flour-based foods, such as salty Deep-Fried Dough Sticks, sweet Sugar Cake, Jujube and Crisp Dough Twists, and salty-sweet Baked Thin Cake. These snakes are offered all year round, especially in winter. Usually these are eaten together with porridges.



Must try


Famous Cantonese Dishes


guangzhou food

Guangzhou is the birthplace of the Guangdong cuisine, featuring varied and exquisite ingredients, diversified and delicate garnishes and fresh, tender and smooth flavors. It is especially famous for small pans and dim sum.


Foshan Yuntun Noodle

Founded in 1936, it's not only well-known in Guangdong province but in Hong Kong and Macao. Following a traditional spinning method, this kind of Noodle features equal tenacity, moderate thickness, good taste and fragrant egg......more


Oyster is one of top marine products, very tasty and nutritious seafood. In Zhuhai, the oyster is famous for its large size body, meaty, tender, white color and crisp texture, etc.Trip to Zhuhai, don't miss to try it, and it's healthier for you to add some wine when you enjoy the dish......more


Tours in Guangzhou:
Chimelong Paradise Park      Chime International Circus
Chimelong Water Park             Xiangjiang Safari Park
One day Guangzhou tour     One day Foshan tour     One day Zhaoqing tour


baiyun Mountain

Baiyun Mountain is a park with natural hills and waters, and an ideal sightseeing place and summer resort.

Canton Fair

The China Export Commodities Fair is an embodiment of the development of foreign trade, and epitomizes its history in China

Yuexiu Park

It is also called Guanyin Hill, as Guanyin, Goddess of Mercy, was found during the Yongle years in the Ming Dynasty. 

Cantonese Opera
Foshan is the origin of Cantonese Opera. At the end of Ming Dynasty and the beginning of Qing Dynasty, the Cantonese Opera was very prosperous in Foshan,