The origin of river snail rice noodle螺蛳粉的起源

River snail rice noodle is a Chinese traditional snack. Originating in Liuzhou City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, it is loved by many people for its spicy, sour and tasty flavor. Twenty thousand years ago, Liujiang people, lived in Bailian cave, began to catch river snail to eat, and pickled bamboo shoot was the most favorable food in Guangxi. In 1980s, boiled river snail was a kind of food in Liuzhou night fair. It only cost three cents a bowl, and people could taste a river snail soup for free. Some guests would take the soup back home and put rice into the soup when eating. Once a time, someone put into the soup noodles and many kinds of side dishes, and found it was very dilicious. It was damp and hot in Liuzhou, so people would lost appetite easily. Since river snail rice noodle is such an appetizing food, easily made and cheap, it becomes popular in Liuzhou. It is listed as China's national intangible cultural heritage in 2020.

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