Chinese Market Food - Your typical Chinese market is a rather colorful and exciting place where virtually every type of food is available. Much of the food products are produced by regional farmers, and it's not uncommon to see a wide array of live animals available for purchase, not to mention animals that were recently slaughtered. This includes animals that Westerners might see as pets rather than food, so foreigners in general should be ready for anything when it comes to Chinese market food. In this picture, the vendors specialize in ham-related goods, with curing and dehydration among their preferred methods of food preservation.
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