In Nanning, you will get a chance to savor the local cuisine of the Zhuang Minorities. You will be served the 3-tastes Tea. This tea is fragrant in smell and taste. It is made from boiling together bamboo leaves, ginger and brown sugar. You can either drink it hot or cold. When chilled, it is a refreshing drink.
Yellow Steamed Buns made from glutinous millet. It is firstly washed and dried and put into a steamer to cook it. Once cooked it is then beaten repeatedly with a stone mortar and then pressed into a round "cake". A little peanut oil is rubbed on top of the "cake" The taste is a bit bland except for the smell of the millet.
Five Coloured Glutinuous Rice. It is made by mixing the glutinous rice with 4 coloured plants leaves of Chinese sweet gum's leaves(black colour), yellow ginger, Hong Lan Cao (red colour) and violet plant (purplish in colour) and then steam in a wooden food steamer to cook. This has a unique taste - the blend of the fragrance from the leaves.
Nanning major fruit: pineapple, longan, mango, banana, watermelon, lime, orange, chestnut, yellow fruit skin, almond, Sha Pear, and others.