Luo Si Fen
Liuzhou snail rice noodles are a type of staple food made with snail soup seasoning, rice noodles, and specific ingredients. In 2008, the handmade production technique of Liuzhou snail rice noodles was included in the list of Guangxi Intangible Cultural Heritage, and Ni Yongyang was established as the inheritor. "Liuzhou snail rice noodles" has been granted a national geographical indication trademark.
螺蛳粉 [luó sī fěn]
The Liuzhou river snails rice noodles originated in Liuzhou City, Guangxi Province, China. It is a traditional dish that has been passed down for generations and is widely popular in the region. The dish is made with river snails, which are abundant in the rivers around Liuzhou. Over time, the locals developed a unique recipe using snail soup seasoning, rice noodles, and other ingredients to create the distinctive flavor and texture of Liuzhou river snails rice noodles. Today, Liuzhou river snails rice noodles have become one of the most famous dishes in the Guangxi region, enjoyed by locals and visitors alike.
Liuzhou river snails rice noodles first appeared in the late 1970s. Although it has a relatively short history, both snails and rice noodles have been passed down for generations in Liuzhou. Liu Wen, who has been engaged in cultural relic archeology work in Liuzhou for over 40 years, believes that from a small perspective, the historical and cultural development trajectory of Liuzhou is a story about collecting and consuming river snails.
Today, Liuzhou river snails rice noodles have become a symbol of Liuzhou's cultural heritage and are celebrated as one of China's most famous and beloved dishes. The dish has also been recognized as a national intangible cultural heritage, reflecting its importance to Chinese culinary culture.