A test for cooking a traditional brine, sometimes used to cook goose, was cancelled in Shenzhen.Photo: Pak Loh Chiu Chow
A test for cooking a traditional brine, sometimes used to cook goose, was cancelled in Shenzhen.Photo: Pak Loh Chiu Chow

End of the brine: Shenzhen cooking test offering US$266 reward cancelled because it was too popular

  • Rumours spread across the city that the test was easy to pass, fuelling an “abnormality” in submissions
  • The competition was to cook Chaoshan brine, a flavourful cooking ingredient native to the southern Chinese region

Topic |   Chinese food trends
A test for cooking a traditional brine, sometimes used to cook goose, was cancelled in Shenzhen.Photo: Pak Loh Chiu Chow
A test for cooking a traditional brine, sometimes used to cook goose, was cancelled in Shenzhen.Photo: Pak Loh Chiu Chow
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