Inhabited in caves, stone frog is a special product in Huangshan Mountain. It weights 250 grams or so, whose belly is white and back black with stripe. Stone frog is rich in protein, calcium and so on. It has the functions of clearing heat, improving vision and nutrition. It is one of the best exotic dishes from mountains.

Steamed stone frog

Steamed stone frog

Steamed Stone Frog is a famous Anhui cuisine. Hui (old name for nowadays Huangshan City) cuisine, one of the eight most famous cuisines in China, features the local culinary arts of Huizhou.The highly distinctive characteristic of Anhui cuisine lies not only in the elaborate choices of cooking materials but also in the strict control of cooking process. Most ingredients in Anhui cuisine, such as pangolin, stone frog, mushroom, bayberry, bamboo shoot, etc., come from mountain area. Mt. Huangshan has abundant products for dish cooking. Huangshan Chukka has tender flesh and a sweet taste. It can be boiled in clear soup or braised in soy sauce. The dishes help relieve internal fever and build up vital energy. The white and tender bamboo shoots produced on Mt. Huangshan can be made into very delicious food. Xianggu, a kind of top-grade mushroom grows on old trees, is also very tasty.

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