Gift From the Heaven: Great Fishes: Special River Food From the Upper Reach of the Yangtze River in Modern Times

Jing LIU


The main kinds of fishes exploited, utilized enjoyed by the people in Yunnan province and Guizhou province in modern times were as the following: sinocyclocheilus, channa argus, noodles sausage fish, shrimps, giant salamander and so on. The main kinds of special fishes from river exploited, utilized, and enjoyed by the people in Sichuan Province were as the following: pelteobagrus fulvidraco, Anguilia Japonica, Leiocassis longirostris and so on. The special river food dishes in Sichuan province mainly included  following dishes: Silurus asotus roosted with garlic, fish parched with minced meat, procyprisrabaudi parched with soup, Leiocassis longirostris steamed, fish with five shredded ingredients, fragrantly fermented fishes. The special river food dishes in Yunnan and Guizhou provinces mainly include the following dishes: Sinocyclocheilus, fish balls cooked with bamboo shoots, eight treasure and Salamander, spicy fermented tender skined fish. The people in the provinces of basin of Yangtze River’s the upper reach, have accumulated some experience in utilizing fishes.


The upper reach of the Yangtze River; River food; In modern times; Eating

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