The cuisine of Mizoram differs from that of most of India, though it shares characteristics with other cuisines from the northeastern part of the country. Mizo cuisine blends Chinese and North Indian cuisines, offering mainly non-vegetarian delicacies. Dishes are served on fresh banana leaves. Meals tend to be less spicy than in most of India. A popular dish is bai, made from boiling spinach with pork and bamboo shoots and served with rice. Sawchair is another common dish, made of rice and cooked with pork or chicken.