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A brief origin of Peking Duck, by the best restaurant in Zetland

Peking duck is one of the most celebrated dishes in Beijing, with a history dating back to 700 years ago with a royal lineage. The best restaurant in Zetland will tell you about the history of Peking Duck.

Peking Duck first had its appearances during the Yuan Dynasty (1271 – 1368), a time when the Mongol Emperors ruled China. But it wasn’t until the Qing Dynasty when the Peking Duck dish become worldwide renown for its exquisite tastes.

Hu Sihui, who was the official dietitian for emperors during the Yuan Dynasty, had just included this dish into the world famous influential book known as ‘Important Principles of Food and Drink’, and for someone to release that a highly guarded recipe for the public to have was unheard of as they were reserved for royalty only.

Peking Duck is the epitome of the Chinese dish and should be tried by everyone, so be the first at our Zetland restaurant and indulge in some fine cuisine.

Make a booking today at the best restaurant in Zetland and take a trip down the history of China.