Yinchuan dishes are combination of Han cuisines and Hui food (halal food). Han cuisines are Northwest China flavor. Due to the geographic advantage, Yinchuan absorbs various styles from the neighboring big cities, like Xi’an and Lanzhou. Plus, since Hui is the dominant ethnic group in Ningxia, there are many Muslims in this place and hence halal food is very popular. Yinchuan produces great quality mutton and Yinchuan people know how to maximize the flavor of these meat.