Beizi is a kind of local specialty and looks like a pancake but bigger and thicker.
Milk tea is a traditional Mongolian hot drink.
Oats are a low-yield crop with short growth period and are saline-alkaline and cold resistant.
Shao-mai (steamed dumplings) is a traditional snack that has been popular in Beijing since the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
Braised noodles are made of flour, with green beans and meat served on the side.
Roast whole lamb is traditionally offered for special guests and often appears only for grand occasions.
Mutton eaten by hand is Hohhot's most famous dish.
A Fish Feast often consists of 12 to 24 dishes, but can even run into the hundreds.
Ghee is essence kind of liquid butter, with important nutrients, and was only used in the past for honored guests or important festivals in the Inner Mongolia region.
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