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Unexpected delicacies in dark colors

Updated: Feb 09, 2018 chinadaily.com.cn Print

Cakes shaped like honeycomb coal have become a new celebrity dessert in Beijing. [Photo/IC]

We always associate dark food with an ugly appearance and bitter taste. However, some dark foods are unexpected delicacies with abundant nutrition. During the Republic of China (1912-1949) era, banquets of black food were a hit among high officials in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu province.

Silkie soup is widely recognized as a highly nutritious delicacy. [Photo/IC]

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