Chinese Peking duck Dinner

The definition of Peking duck is the crispy skin and the juicy duck meat and is the best known dish in Beijing. Roasted Duck dinner is recommended after a whole day sightseeing in Beijing choose a comfortable restaurant and sit down to have this delicious meal can make you get deep touch with the eating culture in Beijing.

In the late 1800 during the ancient China, it is the imperial dish until the chefs began opening restaurant outside palace wall; the public got its first taste of the dish. Originally a dish reserved for the emperors table, with the passing of time, Beijing roasted duck entered into the international cuisine, its unique and delicious taste favoured by foreign tourists as well as by Chinese people.

Many roasted duck restaurant in Beijing, even in most cities of China can provide you a complete traditional roasted duck dinner. Beijing cuisine enjoys international fame for the variety of dishes developed in the imperial kitchens. None is more universally renowned than Beijing Duck. Esteemed by gourmets for its mouth-watering aroma, tempting appearance and delicate taste, there are secrets in the cooking, skill in the preparation and serving and delight in the tasting. The crispy skin and the juicy meat leave a deep impression on first-time consumers during their Beijing trip.

The technique of slicing the skin and meat has a profound influence on the presentation and the diner’s sensations of texture and taste of the duck. The cook always slices the duck in front of customers. Usually, the cook slices the skin first then the meat, ensuring the skin is sliced with a thin layer of meat in order to avoid it breaking into pieces; the flesh is naturally rich in fat, so to avoid an oily taste, vegetables dishes are offered, carrot and cucumber sticks usually. Diners hold a piece of pancake and spread sauce over it, then add a delicate serve of skin, meat and vegetables and wrap them. This is one delicacy that is definitely acceptable to eat by hand.