Ma's Dim Sum
Ma's Dim Sum, which has a store in Hohhot – capital city of North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region – is a local delicacy that has been handed down through the generations.
Stir-fried millet 蒙古炒米 "mengguchaomi"
Stir-fried millet, or "Horisenbada" in Mongolian, is a favorite food among the people of Inner Mongolia.
Dried milk cake 奶豆腐 "naidoufu"
Dried milk cake is a common dairy food in a Mongolian herdsman's home. It is coagulated and fermented using cow's milk, goat's milk, or horse milk.
Ordos milk wine 奶酒 "naijiu"
Ordos milk wine is produced by putting the horse milk into a wooden barrel and stirring it with a special wooden implement until the dregs sink and the pure whey floats to the top.
Yangbeizi 羊背子 "yangbeizi"
Yangbeizi (mutton chunks cooked in a special way), is usually served on three occasions in Inner Mongolia: in banquets, as a gift, or as a tribute. Sheep with big tails and medium-weight and lambs under one year old are used.
Beizi 焙子 "beizi"
Beizi is a kind of local specialty and looks like a pancake but bigger and thicker and can be round, square, triangular or rectangular. It tastes crisp on the outside.