What to eat in winter?

Updated: 2006-12-12 13:14

The drop in temperature in the middle of Decemeber is a sure sign that winter is finally here. The cold weather weakens the immune system, and people easily get sick. To avoid this, it's a good idea to regulate your eating habits and put more nourishing foods on your daily menu.

Each area has different recipes. Take a look at the following list for more 'nourishing' cuisine ideas.

Beijing cuisine

Mention Beijing cuisine, and the first thing people think of is 'hot pot'. Hot pot has been a long-time winter tradition in Beijing, as a way to beat the cold and nourish the body with mutton, beef and other side dishes.

Where to go for hot pot

Laowu Siji Shuanrou

A traditional hotpot eatery with a long history. It boasts selected mutton from Inner Mongolia. The old-style copper pot and tasty sauces add more flavors to the broth to entertain your taste buds.

Address: No. 17, Baizhifang E. Avenue
Tel: 010-63516164

Suantiankula Restaurant

This place is famous for its healthy tomato hotpot broth. The sour broth is delicious but not greasy. The secret-recipe red bean soup makes a great accompaniment. For alcohol-lovers, try the shaoxing wine, which is made from rice and warms you up.

Address: No.8, Xinyuanxili M. Avenue
Tel: 010-64612345


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