May 2, 2011

Street Food Vendors, Beijing

 Morning market Beijing © Evelyn Howard 2011

I enjoy browsing around a busy street market in the morning

Street Vendor Beijing © Evelyn Howard 2011

Breakfast on the go.

Mantou Beijing © Evelyn Howard 2011

Steamy hot mantou, with no fillings, eaten at mealtimes with savoury dishes.

Fruit Seller Beijing © Evelyn Howard 2011

Cutting pineapple…

Pancakes Beijing © Evelyn Howard 2011

Pancakes with a meaty filling

Fish pastry Beijing © Evelyn Howard 2011

Fish pastry with chocolate on the inside – I love this.

Pancake stall Beijing © Evelyn Howard 2011

My first breakfast when I arrived a month ago. It was 2°C/36°F and I enjoyed holding and eating a steamy hot roll while walking around outside.

Skewered meat Beijing © Evelyn Howard 2011

Skewered meat – very popular in Beijing. This reminds me of satay in Malaysia.

Street breakfast Beijing © Evelyn Howard 2011

We refer to this as Chinese Bacon and Eggs… It’s got all the same ingredients, only a different bread. See next photo.

Delicious breakfast Beijing © Evelyn Howard 2011

Yummy (…and just as unhealthy as Bacon and Eggs)

Morning breakfast vendor © Evelyn Howard 2011

My favourite vendor but I only came here once. They disappeared overnight.

Happy Weekend


LĂșcia said...

I'd love to visit this street market and try all these things! ;-)
Have a good new week!

Sadami said...

Dear Evelyn,
Thank you for sharing yammy and beautiful photos. One finding! Fish pastry is on a Chinese market. I'm sure originally it's from Japanese "Taiyaki" stuffed with sweet red bean paste.
Cheers, Sadami

Dani said...

Dear Evelyn,
I sent you my email the other day in the comment, but then deleted (dont want to be public known). I visited Beijing yesterday. Maybe next time we'll have a chance to meet.
So many people yesterday. I'll share the photos this week.

I love this post. I eat most of these very often. Havent tried the fish pastry. I love jianbing, the hot roll. I love street vendors in general. There're not many in Macedonia.

Take care

MarieElizabeth said...

What fun! I would love to visit this market and try all kinds of delicious food.

yoon see said...

It's great to try the street food in Beijing. I hope I will have the chance next time I visit Beijing!

Thanks and your posts are always so inspiring Evelyn!

Kala said...

After viewing these images, I feel like I was browsing the market with you Evelyn.

diane b said...

Yum yum what a great variety. Is it all hygienic?

Evelyn said...

Hi Diane
If it's freshly prepared and served hot, I think it's very safe.

Hi Sadami
I saw a variety in Koari's post. You may be right, but LOL, a chocolate one is hard to beat I think. :)

Cheers, Ev

L.W.Roth, said...

I love open market photos. So colorful. So alive. Yours make me feel like I'm there.

Krunal said...

some truly wonderful street photographs. Love them all

Kaori said...

Yum! Looks so good! I love how you can watch street vendors make it in front of you :D

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