2016/02/09

Yang Shuo Chestnuts(Guangxi)

 Yang Shuo Chestnuts(Guangxi)

The growing area is in Yang Shuo and the output per year amounts to 1,200 tons. The growing areas of the best quality are in Ping Dong Kou. Gu Ban etc. its brown rind is shiny and bright with plump and big pulp, Seventy-six grains of chestnuts amount to one kilogram, one grain of chestnut weights from 14 gram to 18 gram. Its pulp is sweet and smooth with delicate fragrance. If is one of the traditional Guangxi export products. It can be eaten raw with crisp and delicate fragrance. It can be braised with meat and boiled with eight precious rice. It also can be mixed with Zhong Zhi and the New Year cake. It is crisp when it is eaten raw. Puffed chestnuts have the special sweet and fragrance. Because of one year growing and dozens years of picking. Chestnuts are traditionally called "the crop of iron rod".