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Shu Embroidery

Shu Embroidery (called Shu Xiu in Chinese) originates from areas around Chengdu, Sichuan Province. It is an oldest known embroidery style in Chinese embroidery history. Its raw materials are satin and colored silk. The emphasis is on refined craftsmanship with even stitch, delicate coloration, and local flavor. Shu embroidery is used to decorate quilt covers, pillowcases, garments, shoes and painted screens. In 2006, it was added to the national intangible cultural heritages list.

 

Jiangjin Swelled Candy Rice

Jiangjin Swelled Candy Rice is one of the most famous specialties of Chongqing. It is made of rice, walnuts, peanuts, sesame, sugar, lard oils, caramel, rose sugar and other more than 10 procedures. It tastes sweet and crisp with rich nutrition.

 

Fuling Pickles

Fuling Pickles are made from mustard root (a radish-like vegetable) indigenous to Fuling, a district of Chongqing municipality in southwest China. The history of Fuling pickles could be traced back to more than 100 years ago. Nowadays, Fuling Pickles are widely spread all around China. The producing procedures were even listed as a national intangible cultural heritage in 2008. Fuling Pickles are now exported to more than 50 countries and regions, including Southeast Asia, Europe and the United States.

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