Today, local foods in tourist cities of China have been become a part of tourism. While enjoying sightseeing, visitors can also have a taste of all kinds of cate in China, e.g. Beijing roast duck, pieces of bread with mutton soup in Xi’an, Chongqing hotpot, Guilin rice noodle.

For a memorable experience of Chinese food, tourists can also try to cook with the guidance of Chinese professional chefs. In Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Chengdu, Guilin and Yangshuo, cooking lessons are usually arranged in cooking schools. Normally, Jiaozi (dumpling) making in Xi’an, but in Yangshuo tourists who want a cooking lesson will be led to the local market to purchase cooking materials such as pork, fish and vegetables and then try the cooking own their own after the show-how of the chef.

It is suggested for tourists to check with their China tour operator beforehand so that it can be guaranteed that cooking classes are available in cities they will visit and good preparations for the cooking classes are made beforehand.