It uses sea-food, fresh ingredients, mild flavor, less oily. Most foods are stir-fried, steamed or
poached. Thus, it is more healthy.
Chaoshan district include Shantou, Chaozhou, Jieyang etc. It is at the east of Guangdong Province and sits on the tropic of cancer. Weather is mild. The fertile land support many produces. It long sea-shore produces a wide variety of sea food.
This abundance is complimented by its long history of trading with South East Asian countries, which supply many food ingredients. It is trade that also brings economic fundation for fine food.
Famous dishes are: spiced goose, oyster pancake, braised eel, steamed lobster, beef ball and stuffed buns etc. Marinated sea food, fruit and vegetables are served as a dish or used as compliments.