Yimeng Embroidering Art, A Beauty from Shandong 

Linyi City is located at the southeast of Shandong Province. It is the most populous city in Shandong Province, well-known home and abroad for being a city of global water-skiing sport, the logistics capital in China as well as the eco-tourism resort. Traditional handicrafts are also very famous there. Yimeng Embroidering Art, for example, is an intangible cultural heritage of Shandong Province. Ms. XING Aizhi is a known figure as the inheritor of this art.  “This skill was inherited from my mother,” she said. The cross-stitch pattern integrates painting, pruning, embroidery, and brocade. The simple and dignified art form has…

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Delicatessen on the Tip of one’s Tongue – Pancake Roll with Spring Onion

A very distinctive local food, pancake is a treasured traditional staple dish for Linshu people in Shandong Province. There is a saying that the elders there are proud of: “Walking along the riverside with pancakes on your back, you are all set!” Going out of town for studying or traveling, Linshu people will always carry a pack of pancakes with them. Pancakes are delicious with a variety of spices and easy to store, too. One can enjoy the taste of hometown wherever he/she is. The process of making Linshu pancakes is quite minute and time-consuming. The ingredients must be soaked…