There are few dishes with a longer and more storied past than Peking duck. What started off as staple at royal banquets in early China soon spread to the middle classes as the dish proliferated beyond a rare delicacy. Today, restaurants specialize in the dish, and it takes many steps to yield a perfectly cooked duck with crisp skin and tender meat. It's now considered China’s national dish, and has spread across the globe. Here's a look back at the long history of this classic dish.
Peking Duck: From the Ming Dynasty to Today
How a classic was born
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