Sichuan Food Museum

Sichuan Food Museum is the on museum in Sichuan that features only about Sichuan Food. It is located in Pixian of Chengdu, about 20km west to the city, driving it is half an hour away. It has collections of over 1000 of items about Sichuan Food including cooking wares, ingredients, etc. The museum is composed of different exhibition halls and truly a very informative place to learn about Sichuan Food. The best of all is one can learn to cook a Sichuan dish there.

Sichuan Food Museum
Sichuan Food Museum

Collection Hall

Historical items and books of Sichuan Food can be found here. One can learn the history, change and development of Sichuan Food. Also you can learn the kitchen wares in different times of Sichuan Food. The collections range from items from Warring States all the way to present day, including cooking wares, wine-drinking cups, tea-drinking-cups, and items used for eating. Some of them were made of bronze, some bones, some pottery, ceramics, metal or wood and bamboo.

Sichuan Food Ingredients

Pixian Fermented Broad Bean Sauce
Pixian Fermented Broad Bean Sauce

A place to learn the making of Pixian Fermented Broad Bean Sauce and many other information about Sichuan Food Ingredients.

Kitchen God Shrine

Kitchen God is one of the gods from Taoism but worshiped more often than any other Taoist god. Every Chinese New Year this god was worshiped by every family in Sichuan. Some families may not go the temple to worship any Buddha or God but will worship this god historically. Kitchen God is the one that we believe to protect us to have enough to eat. It indicates a prosperous living that every one wishes. Here the shrine is small, which likes any other Kitchen God Shrine elsewhere, they are always small.

Aside from this, this museum itself is a nice place to walk around and see all kinds of things about Sichuan Food.

Sichuan Food Cooking Course

Sichuan Food Cooking Course
Sichuan Food Cooking Course

This is the place where you can learn to cook a Sichuan dish by yourself under the help of a Sichuan Food chef..

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