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One of the most recommended activities during Nian Li is definitely entertaining guests with banquets. All relatives and friends are welcome. It is a happy gathering for all.
For an ordinary host family, they present at least three to five tables. Some presents even more both at noon and in the evening. In Maoming, dishes for Nian Li banquet vary among regions. In coastal areas, seafood dishes are the highlights, while in other regions, typical Cantonese dishes are the most common. And dishes offered in each host family are different as well.
So, Nian Li banquets offer almost all the delicacies in West Guangdong, like a magnet attracting foodies far and near. Here are some of the favorite dishes for Nian Li banquet in Maoming.
Squid ball (乌贼丸)