The World of Chinese
A floral feast that fuses the fine tastes of China’s ancient capital, Luoyang
prime minister Pierre Trudeau in Luoyang, he praised the beauty of the peony shape at the center of the
and officially named the dish “Luoyang yancai.” Though the ingredients can vary from high-end to basic, authentic recipes call for a white turnip, mung bean flour, and eggs. Today, tourists can visit the Zhenbutong Restaurant in Luoyang, a time-honored brand founded in 1895, and lose themselves in the culture of the ancient city amid the delicate turnip dish and antique-style adornments.