Emperor's pastry becomes cherished Hangzhou treat
en.hangzhou.com.cn   2023-06-20 11:17   Source: CGTN

A snack fit for an emperor, these Wushan crispy cakes are set to tempt carb-loading athletes at this year's Asian Games, which are expected to take place from September 23 to October 8, 2023 in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang.  

Sharing a name with the city's Wushan scenic area, the rich pasty is said to have been served to Emperor Taizu, the founder of the Song Dynasty (960-1279). Today, it can still be savored in Hangzhou at spots such as Hefang Pedestrian Street. 

Author:   Editor: Ye Lijiao