How to eat Peking Duck

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With its tempting color, crispy skin, tender meat and the gorgeous appearance
With its tempting color, crispy skin, tender meat and the gorgeous appearance | Source

What is Peking Duck?

Beijing Roast Duck is the most famous and delicious of all Beijing's culinary dishes. With its tempting color, crispy skin, tender meat and the gorgeous appearance, Beijing Roast Duck is known as one of the best dish in the world. A visit to Beijing is not complete without trying this tasty dish.

Beijing Roast Duck

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Eatting Peking Duck , visit Great Wall , all are favorite things to do in China
Eatting Peking Duck , visit Great Wall , all are favorite things to do in China | Source
Eatting Peking Duck , visit Great Wall , all are favorite things to do in China
Eatting Peking Duck , visit Great Wall , all are favorite things to do in China | Source

Since Qing Dynasty

During the Qianlong period (1736-1796), roast duck was a favorite delicacy of the upper classes. According to Recipes from the Suiyuan Garden

History of Peking Duck

Filed on behalf of Beijing feeding people always think of roast duck, duck ancestral home is not actually in Beijing. People think of the roast Beijing duck on behalf of Beijing, is in shandong roast duck develops on the basis of, from the roast duck were showed that its ancestors "jiu the duck" (and roasted duck) in the southern and northern dynasties period has been a very famous.

Three kinds of how to eat

Three kinds of how to eat exquisite quite a lot
The roast Beijing duck half baked in unique delicious, and the other half in how to eat.
Do not know you had to think: why can't duck directly chew to eat? This is because the duck is fat, direct gnawing eat, will be very fat. Old Beijing roast duck's exquisite can lot. Now Beijing roast duck mainly have three ways to eat, tie-in and different condiments.
The first
Use chopsticks to pick a little sweet catsup, on the lotus leaf bread, with some pieces of roast duck piece of cover on it, and put on a few green onion article, cucumber or article article turnip, lotus leaf bread roll up, this is the most often how to eat.
The second
SuanNi add soy sauce, also can match a carrot sticks, etc. SuanNi can solution greasy, will piece of good roast duck dip in SuanNi, soy sauce eat, delicious in, more add a spicy meaning, more unique flavor.
The third kind of
Some customers don't like to eat green, garlic, but like will and crisp and crispy duck skin, dip in the fine

The best way to eat Beijing Duck

Usually, the roast duck is cut into one hundred and twenty slices before being served to customers. First, a special sauce is brushed onto some small thin pancakes. Then thin slices of green onion, garlic sauce and duck slices are placed on the pancake. Finally it is wrapped and eaten. If one feels this method is not to their liking, they can simply dip the duck slices into white sugar and then eat it. Another popular way to eat Beijing Roast duck is to put thinly sliced garlic, cucumber, and duck slices into a hollowed sesame bun. Not just the duck's meat is eaten, but other parts are also made into wonderful and adventurous dishes. Another of Beijing's favorite dishes is the famous duck bone soup.

Duck with pancakes

Eatting Beijing duck must combined with  pancakes
Eatting Beijing duck must combined with pancakes | Source

roll it

roll it after eat
roll it after eat | Source

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teaches12345 3 years ago

I could eat it wrapped and rolled as mentioned. It looks really good and the veggies would make it enjoyable for me. Thanks for sharing how to eat this.


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MarleneB 4 years ago from Northern California, USA

I hope that Beijing is one of the stops that I make in my travels this year. If so, I will certainly contact you for a guided tour.


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beijing driver 4 years ago from Beijing, China Author

justmesuzanne: Thanks for you teach me English , I never heard a tortilla before .

MarleneB : Thank you very much.


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justmesuzanne 4 years ago from Texas

Delicious ideas! In the US, we call that kind of pancake a tortilla (the LL sounds like Y). Many Hispanic people (from Mexico) like this kind of pancake. In the US, when we make pancakes, they are usually thick, and we eat them with syrup, jelly, fruit or other sweet things.

There is not really any place to get duck near my home now. Long ago, there was a restaurant called the Duck Inn that specialized in Duck, but I doubt it was as fancy as yours!

Voted up and interesting! :)


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MarleneB 4 years ago from Northern California, USA

Beijing Roast Duck looks so delicious. Excellent pictures.


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beijing driver 4 years ago from Beijing, China Author

Happy New Year !

If you come to Beijing , I will guide you to the best Beijing Roast Duck restaurant.

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