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Ghee (酥油 "suyou")

Updated: Mar 24, 2018 govt.chinadaily.com.cn Print
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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. It was referred to as "tihu" in ancient times, meaning "fine butter". During the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) it was one of the "eight northern dainties" and a treasured delicacy.

 

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