zhutong fan for sale in Simao.
Today I spotted the first of the season's zhutong fan for sale. This Dai-nationality streetfood is delicious sticky rice steamed and grilled over hot charcoal inside a bamboo tube. We usually pick up a few tong (tubes) with the girls on the way home from school at lunchtime. The special variety of bamboo that is used only matures over the autumn and winter months, so it's only available from now until January. Better make the most of it ...

For more details check out the Yunnan 18 Oddities page on the LEAF-go-VSO website.

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