Huizhou cake

Home Food 2018-11-27

Huizhou cake, originally named "jujube mud crisp baked bread", is a traditional feature in Huizhou area, Anhui Province. During the Guangxu period, a caterer in Huizhou made this cake and sold it in Yangzhou. It was very popular with the eaters, so it was called "Huizhou cake" locally.

Huizhou, today's Huangshan City, Jixi County and Wuyuan County in Jiangxi Province. From the Eastern Han Dynasty, Xindu County, Xin'an County, Shezhou County, etc., Song Huizong Xuan and three years (1121 A.D.) changed Shezhou into Huizhou, three generations of Li, Ming and Qing Dynasties, unified "one government and six counties" (Huizhou Prefecture: Shexian, Xiuning, Wuyuan, Qimen, Yixian, Jixi, except Wuyuan. It belongs to Jiangxi Province, and the rest belong to Anhui Province.) The administrative edition is relatively stable. In July 1988, Huangshan City was officially established at Prefecture level.

Huizhou is the birthplace of Huizhou businessmen. During the Ming and Qing Dynasties, Huizhou businessmen dominated the Chinese business circles for more than 300 years, with the saying that "no town without Huizhou" and "Huizhou businessmen are all over the world". Huizhou culture is also Huizhou. The Huizhou School, which is composed of Huizhou merchants, Huizhou operas, Huizhou cuisine, Huizhou carvings, Xin'an Neo-Confucianism, Xin'an Medicine, Xin'an Painting School, Hui seal carvings, Hui architecture, Hui bonsai and other cultural schools, is more extensive and profound. It has the same influence as Dunhuang and Tibetology.

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