Early morning in northern autumn and winter
or street or lane
In a world where fireworks are most violent
Smoking Shanxi breakfast table
There is always a unique delicacy - brain
Mind is the tonic
Also known as "Bazhen Soup"
This taste has been preserved since 1632.
Because of hometown of hermit Fu Shan, a famous physician in late Ming Dynasty
He took care of his frail and ill mother, who had trouble walking
The therapeutic and prophylactic therapeutic diet "Soup Bazhen" has been developed
It has been passed down from generation to generation for almost 400 years
Now it has become Shanxi Intangible Cultural Heritage
People's reputation is "mother-soup of filial piety"
It contains not only meaning of caring for loved ones
Behind it lies a simple and strong cultural story of Shanxi people
Mind is Taiyuan's unique breakfast
In a bowl of soup
Place a few large pieces of lamb
A few pieces of lotus root, a long sweet potato, some boiled noodles
Add astragalus, ginger, distillation grains, rice wine, eight kinds of materials in total
Single entry, mixed flavor fills nasal cavity
The aftertaste that spreads between lips and teeth remains sweet
It makes people feel like there is food in all directions
But this bowl of human fireworks
Drinking brains in Taiyuan is also called "driving brains"
It means drinking your brain early, before dawn
When I wake up in morning
The yang energy of human body gradually increases
The mind is warm and diffused
Come immediately into bowl of a warm and fat mind
How it slowly melts on tip of tongue
From lips and teeth to stomach
Probably in Taiyuan, where breath can turn to frost
It was warm all day
One cup of reason, two taels of siu mai, three cups of rice wine
With a small plate of pickled leeks
Such a breakfast can give a complete sense of ritual
Taste moist and simple happiness
Frequently eats brains
It can nourish stomach, harmonize stomach and cleanse intestines
Speeds up metabolism
Also has an immunity boost
Mind carefully prepared by Mr. Fu Shan
They have become an excellent diet of medicines and products to promote health and prolong people's lives.
So much taste of old Taiyuan
One sip will make you feel old
Behind "mind" in full swing
In world of delicious and simple food
Following traditional virtues of respect for elderly and filial piety
He embodies cooking wisdom of people of Taiyuan
It has more to do with emotions and fireworks of people of Taiyuan
Drinking brain is especially important—
1. From Bailu in lunar calendar to early next spring, this is best and most popular time to eat brains in Taiyuan. etc.) have "brains" in list. Most stores sell brains from 6:30 am to 10:00 am, so don't oversleep.
2. Don't rush to drink brain, firstly because it burns mouth, and secondly, its taste is often difficult for first-timers, so you need to taste it carefully.
3. Since brain contains rice wine and distillate grains, drivers should not drive after drinking alcohol to avoid the inconvenience caused by drunk driving.