Poon Choi is a traditional dish in Guangdong province and Hong Kong. It originated in the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279).
Oysters are the most famous food in Shenzhen. A Shenzhen oyster tastes juicy and fleshy and can be cooked sashimi-style, barbecued, boiled in a hot pot or baked with cheese.
Roasted meat is a well-known delicacy of Guangdong province, and Shenzhen's Gongming baked goose is an outstanding example.
Congee is a popular Cantonese breakfast and lunch meal.
Of all foods of Cantonese cuisine, dim sum is the favorite of foreigners in the Cantonese areas.
Generally speaking, Cantonese Cuisine consists of dishes from three areas: Guangzhou, Chaozhou and Dongjiang. The last two have unique ethnic flavors and are popular in Shenzhen.
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