Pidan

16 Apr 2018

 

Pidan

 

Pidan, also known as Century eggs, preserved egg, hundred-year egg, thousand-year edd, black egg, etc. is one of Chinese delicacy, made by preserving duck, chickin or quail eggs in a mixture of clay, ash salt, quicklime and rice hulls or several weeks to several months.

 

Most of (if not all) Chinese restaurants serve Pidan. Therefore, being a Chinese restaurant, Pankichi-Ken keeps some Pidans in stock, too.

 

However, Pankichi-Ken's signature dish being Dumpling made by a glorious dumpling master Chef, Gyoza-otoko, Pidan sales at Pankichi-Ken is almost nil. 

 

Despite of this fact, somehow (maybe because Pankichi is fond of Pidans?), Pidans are regularly purchased by Pankichi-Ken and now Pidan population at Pankichi-Ken is quite high...

 

They are very laid back and enjoy their life a lot. They also love good wine.

 

It is said that there is an Island called "Pidan Island" somewhere in the ocean. A story of the Island is to be told sometime near future..  

 

 

 

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