Steamed flower bun: preserved fresh ‘flower’| CCTV English

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Steamed flower bun — or ‘mianhua’ in Chinese — is a traditional and popular food carving art in north China. Huangling City in the northwestern province of Shaanxi is one of the birthplaces of the incredible craft. Listed as a Shaanxi intangible cultural heritage, it is an important decoration in Chinese festive celebrations and memorial ceremonies.