Yinchuan Cuisine

With Ningxia being an Islamic Province, Halal food is commonplace; pork, horsemeat, donkey meat, dog and some other meats are forbidden and all food is prepared in accordance to religious requirements, lamb in the main staple with noodles. Apart from the rich variety of Islamic food there is also classic north-western food; heavy noodles, rice, fried bread buns as well as various types of caked, generally speaking the food of north-western China is more suited to the pallet of tourist from western countries.