Release time： 2014/8/29
Su Shi's poem reads: "send-off icing wait Sichuan, Fujian people believe Mo lychee boast; pleases pour Baimi received five edges, fine Zhu loess planted Sam." Five edge that today's carambola, Song pickled with honey, made preserves, Su Shi was after taste very much appreciate that as much as Xiu taste of sugar, central Fujian lychee, then chant of poetry. If more think of his "day taste of lychee three hundred, long hesitation Lingnan people," the poem, which undoubtedly is a highly valued for preserves.
Ancient traffic inconvenience, fruits only in a certain geographic area digestion, long-distance transport can not regulate the market, and later it was found pickled fruit with honey, can not rot for long, eat up also another kind of elegant fragrance. Coupled with some poor taste fresh fruits such as hawthorn, olive, cattle sweet fruit, fresh bitter and astringent, unbearable to swallow, the honey pickled, can change its original flavor type, becomes acid Yun sweet, tasty appetizer, a perfect case of Tim snacks. Preserves the birth experience is probably such a process. From ancient Wei and Jin Dynasties in, you can see there is a description of the ancients made preserves, but, truly everyone candied snacks extol the marketplace, it is in the Song Dynasty.
Wuzi Mu "Dream sorghum recorded" contains: "New Year's Eve, within the meaning of Council Secretary midnight snack intake was delicate fruit boxes, all sorts of fine fruit cluster box, when fruit, honey fried, fried sugar and other goods." Northern Song Dynasty, candied fruit is forward was top Yushi Ouchi, so at the time, whenever and Hove house official held a feast, and there are four Division specializes in the planning arrangements for the feast of the sixth inning, candied Bureau is one of "the sixth inning," is responsible for providing all kinds of preserved fruit preserves, for feast services. Song of candied fruit, not only concentrated sweet flavors, crisp color of fresh meat, the production is particularly hard, very particular and unique morphological. Song careful. "Tales of the Old City of food," said: "fruit: cream soap children, should benefit less Gualou fried abalone snails." Martin Lo is a candied fruit, also known as "bubble snail," because the production of forms like snails named, in addition to delicious, there is a kind of elegant Italian state. Taste, meaning both wins preserves, just in line with the quality of life for the pursuit of Song.
Song printing teahouse, hook bar, Vacherie, but also as an essential tool of the candied fruit snacks for guests. Song tea, like the candied fruit preserved in bubble tea, called "tea." "Outlaws of the Marsh" Eighteenth back: "He Tao, a tea house and went door county equal sat down to tea, eat a tea." In addition to tea, preserves also the leisure Qianxing, the rank and file on tea wine snacks dots. "Water Margin," the forty-fifth back: "playing a drum cymbals move things back to some fried fruit cakes and sweetmeats point." These scattered fragments of novels, are also on the occasion of the Song and Ming dietary habits of the record description.
Because fruits produced both north and south, has a very different, such as the north apple, pear, peach and apricot, scilloides, relatively few storability, lychee, unlike the South, longan, mango, sugar high, moisture large, slightly put twelve days, had spoiled the. So, people around the fruits of salt, sugar, honey, butter and a variety of condiments, or dried, or cooked, or pickled, or soak in different conditioning methods, to produce different flavors of candied fruit. Such as the North preserved candied with well-known, preserves the south is mostly preserved fruits based. This is based on the property, climate, food tastes around the country, have concocted out of local flavor snacks. Such as the Lingnan area, with mango and dried, and then pickled snacks made from preserved fruits, called "Valentine's fruit", metaphor with its sweet and sour, and also angry lover love scene with like also whine. Outside the fragrant and delicious taste, but also creates a romantic atmosphere ambiguous, memorable and meaningful it is eaten.
"Clean barnyard class notes" set, when the Qing Dynasty, Yunnan native bees found in the forest, they live catch one, with a fine silk thread tied bee waist, and later released. When bees return to the nest, the natives armed with shovels after dustpan follow in, find the hive after dug, often several hundred pounds of honey available. Easy to get because honey, locally produced betel nut, Cyperus, oranges, citron, papaya, and even plum, plum, melon, eggplant, candied do nothing, it preserves the Qing Dynasty in western Yunnan was also very famous.
This method takes honey, now in some places still exist in Guangxi. After the villagers have found wild hive, bee nest after will move to a preset location, bees will be followed and to, gregarious here. In time, dug the hive, they can get a lot of wild honey. Green depressed people to cut out knife over the body of hawthorn flowers, or cut a small hole in the kumquat, cooked with honey dip, made preserves not only soft, sweet, more of the food Shun Qi, lungs and cough effectiveness . Even digestion preserves the remnants of honey also has a kind of pleasant flavor, especially in the summer and drink iced watered, that little bit of Ganxiang Qing Yun, foes will seep into your heart melt fields.