1.Red Squama Fish of Mount Tai
   It is the well known traditional dish. With another name stone scale fish, red squama fish of Mount Tai is a rare kind of wild fish living in deep water of Peach Blossom Valley and Rock Basin of Taishan. It is only 10cm long and as thick as a pinkie but very dedicate and fresh taste and contains high percent of proteid and fattiness, which is extremely delicious without any fishy smell.
   Tracing back to First Emperor of Qin Dynasty, all emperors would climb Mount Tai to hold grand ceremonies to thank heaven and earth. It is said that the emperor QianLong of Qin Dynasty had been visited Mount Tai for many times and he would eat this kind of fish each time he visited. Many ancient famous poets of Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasty, for example Li Bai and Du Fu of Tang dynasty also had ever taste the fish. Therefore, Taishan red squama fish has been appreciated by more and more people since Qing Dynasty and was listed on the top first of famous food of Taishan and was popular both at home and abroad. Now visitors from China and other countries like to taste the fish when they visit MOUNT TAI. The cooking methods of the fish could be various as to boil, braise, fry or saute. But the best way to taste the flavor is to boil with water.

2. Small white pear of Mount Tai
It is also named beauty pear and is produced in northern foot of Mount Tai. It becomes ripe earlier and well-shaped with bright color. Its pericarp is thin and sarcocarp is tender, and also it is succulent and fragrant. Moreover, it contains malic acid, citric acid, dextrose, fructose, carrot and various Vitamins, owning functions of cleaning away the heart fire, moistening the lung, relieving a cough and lowering the blood pressure.
3.Chestnut of Mount Tai
It is also called bright chestnut and is mainly produced in Mount Tai and Culai Mountain and has varieties of BoKe (thin putamina), Jian Peng, red chestnut, Wuhua (without blossom), and Song Zao Sheng (ripe earlier). Its fruit is equally in size bright in color and with thin putamina. The inner membrane is easy to be stripped. The sarcocarp is delicate and with less moisture, it is more sticky, and fragrant and sweet in taste.
It contains the following nutrient contents in each 100 gram: Vitamin A 0.24g, Vitamin B1 0.19g, Vitamin B2 0.13mg, Vitamin C 1.2g, organic acid 1.1g, nicotinic acid 1.2mg, protein 4.8g, sugar 4.4g, fat 1.5g, coarse fiber 1.2g, calcium 15mg, phosphorus 81mg, Kalium 1.7mg, caloric 209 therm. Therefore, it is choice nutrition and healthcare tonic whatever the methods of eating: raw chestnut to eat, boiled to eat, sauted to eat etc. Sauted chestnut with sugar is famous and traditional snack of Mount Tai. Besides, chestnut could be made into chestnut cake and chestnut cooky etc.

4.Big Hawkthorn of Mount Tai

Big Hawkthorn of Mount Tai has more than 3000 years’ history. The type of hawkthorn bears fruit earlier, and has high yield and strong adaptability. Its fruit is large, appearing in round or oblate shape and red color. It tastes good and could be stored for long time. Each 100g hawkthorn contains Calcium 85mg, Vitamin C 89mg as well as plenty of elements such as iron, phosphorus, protein, fat, red edible pigment and pectin etc.
Fresh hawkthorn tastes both acid and sweet. In addition, it could be made into hawkthorn cake, hawkthorn juice and cans. Furthermore, it has officinal use to cure dyspesia, fullness and distension in the pleuro-abdomen, hernia and menoschesis due to blood stasis etc. Farmers always drink the leaves of hawkthorn tree instead of tea, which is good for ameliorating the symptom of headache, vertigo and lowering cholesterin and blood pressure and preventing coronary heart disease.
5. TaiShan Walnut (Hetao)
Walnut (Hetao) also called “Hutao” has more one thousand years’ history. Taishan walnut has various types and the best type is “JiZhua (chicken toe) Mian(soft)” for its branches interlace just like chicken toe. Taishan Walnut can adapt to environment easily and has oval shape and slick surface. It is pellicular with thick sarcocarp and its fructification is over 40%. Taishan Walnut contains 60-70% fat, 15-20% protein, 10% carbohydrate and many kinds of Vitamins and mineral substance. It could be eaten directly or made into oil or industrial oil, and also could be used as medicine. In tradition Chinese medicine, the walnut mixed together with other medicine could cure lumbago caused by deficiency of kidney, continuous cough because of deficiency syndrome of lung, asthma, constipation, weakness after diseases etc. Regularly enjoying the walnut could nourish the brain, solid the teeth, black the hair and moisturizing the intestine.

7. Codonopsis Lanceolata of Mount Tai
Codonopsis Lanceolata, alternate named Lance Asiabell Root, is one of famous herbal medicine of MOUNT TAI. It belongs to Campanulaceae renascent herbs and grows in the gap of rocks, moist valley or brae covered with shadow of trees. Its tendril is about 1 meter and has single flower and opposite four leaves that is why it called Codonopsis Lanceolata. It is as large as carrot with coarse black and yellow skin. It has functions of cleaning away heat and toxic material, eliminating phlegm and releasing cough and makes physique sturdy. Dipped in white spirit, it could help to relax the muscles and stimulate the blood circulation as well as keep fitness and replenish vital energy so that it is honored as “treasure of MOUNT TAI”.
8. Lithospermum of Mount Tai
It is one of famous herbal medicines which belongs to borage family perennial herbal plant. It is very rare and grows in forests of MOUNT TAI and.
Its root could make into medicine and has such functions as invigorating blood circulation, cooling blood, clearing away heat and toxic material, diuresis and lientery with healing effect superior to the same kind of products.
9. Polygonum multiflorum
It is one of four famous herbal medicines of Mount Tai which belongs to root class medicine.
Its alternate name is red polygonum and it mainly grows in the Getiao Valley of MOUNT TAI. The root is polygonum multiflorum. Raw polygonum multiflorum tastes bitter and cold with such functions as clearing away hot and toxic material and nourishing Yin and defecation. Prepared polygonum multiflorum tastes sweet-puckery and tepor with such functions as invigorating kidney essence, aiding liver and blood, black the hair, curing symptoms of unhealthy physique, early graying hair and blood deficiency etc..
Modern medical research proved that the root of polygonum multiflorum contains lecithin and ramification of anthraquinone, which could reduce cholesterin, make cardiac muscle excite, facilitate to form glycogen and nourish nerve and blood corpuscle, and could cure neurasthenic, dysfunction of autonomic nerve, arteriosclerosis, high cholesterin in blood and anemia ect. The caudex of polygonum multiflorum has the effect of raising the heart and tranquilizing the mind, and is able to cure such symptoms as insomnia with weakness and irritability, horrified and much dream etc..
10. Polygonatum Canaliculatum
It is also one of famous herbal medicines of Mount Tai which belongs to caudex medicine.
It belongs to liliaceae perennial herbal plant and mainly grows in the DouMu Palace etc. as well as mountain valleys of northeast foot of MOUNT TAI. The Polygonatum Canaliculatum produced here is in excellent quality. Its root and caudex that should be grubbed in Spring and Autumn can be made into medicine. It tastes bitter and is neutral in nature with functions of reinforcing the spleen, moistening lung and promoting body fluid production, and is applied to weak health after a serious illness. It can also calm cough due to lung dryness and release thirst in throat because of stomach heat.


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