Chongqing cuisine

Chongqing cuisine is very spicy and is known for its creative new dishes with various materials. Also called Yu cuisine, Chongqing cuisine is a branch of Sichuan cuisine which is the leader of the four major cuisines of China. It has various styles and tastes. There are over 30 cooking methods, above 4,000 dishes, more than 20 tastes and over 10 flavors. The representative dishes are Chongqing hotpot, boiled fish, boiled fish with pickled vegetable, old duck soup, hot and sour rice noodles, spicy chicken, Quanshui chicken, etc, among which hotpot is most famous.