Mmm… I wonder what will come to mind when we mention chinese tradition food. If you really ask me, when someone mention chinese tradition food… the first thing that comes to my mind is Manchu Han Imperial Feast. *LOL* 😀 Guess I seriously watch too much Hong Kong drama.
But really… I really wonder if someday I could ever try it in my lifetime. Then again, doubt we can get the original version anymore… since some of the dishes are banned as it is deemed cruelty to animal, such as live monkey brain, bear palm and even some exotic animal’s fetus. Well.. I guess the ultimate question is, can I handle the exotic-ness of the food!
But then again, around 320 dishes across 3 days of feast! An average of 100++ dish per day. Haha… I seriously tried like 30 dish a day and my stomach almost exploded!
Now, if you ask me… the second thing that come close to the Manchu Han Imperial Feast would be a more modern food, Dim Sum. Haha… guess I love food that has a large variety and choice, but what I love most is, it comes in small portions bite-sized food served in bamboo steamer basket and small plates.
Then again, of course Dim Sum can never replace Manchu Han Imperial Feast’s position, since Dim Sum is just a snack while the Imperial Feast is a whole feast!
*LOL* As of current, if I order a plate of everything and just have a bite of everything, do you think I can finish all the variety of Dim Sums? I seriously wonder… *mmmm* 😐
Of all the variety, how many type have we tried? Guess someday, I must really list down and see which few I haven’t tried before.