The emperors of the Qing dynasty imperial spectrum, in addition to the delicacies and a variety of fine food, there is a coarse grain: polenta. Germany age significantly Qinggong Suo Ji "on the record about the Empress Dowager Cixi eat polenta. Polenta is how into the Royal recipes?
According to legend, Emperor Kangxi once with attendants to Luanping long mountain valley area to hunt. Seeing the sun was going downhill Kangxi Emperor was about to go back, suddenly found a sika deer, he rushed at full speed hot pursuit. At this time, it was getting dark, the attendants I do not know where to go. Kangxi tired out of breath, stomach growling, had the horse and walk back. Walking for a while, and suddenly see a light in front, near a look, turned out to be a farmhouse. Kangxi reined in the horse, through the window to see a white-haired old son was about to eat. Dinner table arrayed with steaming hot, the a sallow yellow cornmeal dry food and fragrant polenta, there hare stewed mushrooms, burn Flammulina and with a big dish. The flavor a burst nostrils really Chanren. Kangxi Then feel more hungry, he alighted into the farmhouse, salute to a man, said: "I was crossing the road, because the evening after it hunger, would like to take a meal, be sure to pay more versus." Montagnards straightforward and hospitality, guests heard from afar, one immediately let into the Theravada. The Kangxi slightly polite few words, and the family ate together. The Kangxi think never eaten so Kami meals. But his favorite polenta and sticky almost, and refreshing, also look good, like a pearl grain. The Kangxi one ate three bowls. This family to see him real, very pleased.
Kangxi meal, asked: "who burned so delicious meals, must be a wife?" The old man said: "is not my home no daughters, only three sons, the eldest son of the mountains to hunt the second son mountains cut Cai, three sons at home vegetables to cook meals is the third son to do. "Kangxi saw three sons grow Meiqingmuxiu also liked. At this time, the emperor's attendants outside to see the emperor Yuma, looking in. The family began to realize that the visitors are Emperor, fear extreme, hastened to kowtow. Kangxi said with a smile: "you and your family happily enjoy the Pacific, I am glad to see!" He commanded Shangyin two hundred, before riding away. A few days later, Kangxi remembered the delicious polenta, sent to find the old man's third son, specializing in the imperial room polenta. Since then, the polenta will be written into the imperial kitchen recipes.
(B) Obama is fond of polenta
According to U.S. media reports, the White House nutritionist to President Obama's weekly recipe should to arrange meals polenta. It is said that Obama polenta soft spot for breakfast every day college must have a bowl of polenta. This is reminiscent of the Obama shapely and abundant energy.
(C) Porridge history
Porridge more than five thousand years of history in our country, can be described as the origin long. Since ancient times, the porridge metaphor for breeding sterile Shendan "," nourish Stomach Taeshina "was first seen in" Zhou Shu "in" The Emperor began cooking Valley for porridge. " "Compendium of Materia Medica": "daily eating porridge from a large bowl, fasting empty stomach Valley gas will make the supplement is not fine, delicate, and gastrointestinal Xiangde, the most diet of Miaojue; the Qing Dynasty health home Huang partridge porridge spectrum "porridge made more incisive:" the easy way, Wei Chuan, Mitsu Run, four Lee compartment, five digestible ".