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Hainan-flavored hot pot


When discussing Hainan cusine, many people will immediately think of the four famous Hainan dishes of Wenchang Chicken, Jiaji Duck, Dongshan Mutton, and Hele Crab. However, special hot pots are actually commonly enjoyed by many local residents in Hainan in their everyday life.


Huangjin cake


​Huangjin cake, or golden sponge cake, is a traditional dessert which originated in Southeast Asia and was then brought to Wanning, Hainan province by overseas Chinese. It is now a popular dessert in the southeast Hainan city.


Hainan-style mooncakes


Traditional mooncakes in Hainan usually use lotus paste, coconut paste, red bean paste or mixed nuts as fillings. As people's preference for healthier food rises, Chinese fevervine herb and areca flower, two local plants of Hainan, have now become popular ingredients of the new Hainan flavor mooncakes.

Ching bo leung


For many people from Hainan province, nothing beats a bowl of ching bo leung, or qingbuliang, on a scorching summer day.

Danzhou Steamed Bun


The people of Danzhou, a city in northwest Hainan province, have a special liking for local steamed buns. A few dozen different types of bun are popular in the city, such as Danzhou's white steamed bun and green rice cake.

Black pudding – perfect with Lingao Rice Noodles


A nice breakfast including Lingao Rice Noodles and black pudding is an essential part of daily life in Lingao, a northwestern county in Hainan province.

Coconut Rice


Coconut Rice, also named Coconut Boat, is a traditional farmers' snack in Hainan province.

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