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In northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, traditional mutton pilaf, or zhuafan, is a staple dish that blends steamed rice, mutton, carrot Cheap Stephon Gilmore Jersey , onion and sometimes dried fruit. The pilaf is popular among local ethnic minority groups.
When Alimas was studying in the United States, he cooked zhuafan for his friends, who raved about the dish and asked him for the recipe and where they could order it.
The young Uygur was inspired and decided to quit his job in Beijing and return to Urumqi, hoping to introduce modern restaurant management to the zhuafan cooking process.
"The taste of zhuafan in ethnic restaurants varies according to the chef's experience and mood," Alimas said. "But standardization is the key to modern catering."
Alimas's father, who has run a zhuafan restaurant in Urumqi for decades, was not fond of the idea at first.
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