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Savory tea-flavored dishes at Fu Gong at Shangri-La Hotel, Xiamen

A great way to celebrate the arrival of spring is to sip on a cup of soothing Chinese tea while snacking on a few seasonal spring delicacies. Tea is not only a drink: tea leaves are featured in a variety of delicious Chinese dishes.?   Spring-harvest tea is the best for use in cooking. Spring tea leaves are usually softer and smoother on the palate, and contain nutrients absorbed over the long winter. Spring cuisine features not only tea, but also fresh spring bamboo shoots, which are wonderfully tender and sweet.     This spring, 30 Shangri-La hotels