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A bite of China's intangible cultural heritage | Updated: 2015-06-12 14:58

A bite of China's intangible cultural heritage

Zhoucun sesame seed cake. [File photo]

2. Zhoucun sesame seed cake

With a history of 1800 years, Zhoucun sesame seed cake got its name from its place of origin, Zhoucun village of Zibo, East China's Shandong province.

The cake is has four distinctive characteristics – it is "soft, fragrant, thin, and crisp".

Since it is very nutritiuos, Zhoucun Sesame Seed Cake is suitable for both young and old.

The cake has been described as being"shaped like the full moon, thin as an autumn leaf; breaking into pieces of jade when dropped on the floor, leaving a strong flavor in your mouth".

It is on the second list of national intangible cultural heritage in China.

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