Zongzi in the old days

Liziqi and Grandma watching moon

Zongzi is a traditional Chinese dish made of sticky rice with various stuffing inside, and wrapped in bamboo leaves. It’s a unique dish associated with Duanwu Festival (also known as Dragon Boat Festival), which falls on the fifth day of the fifty month of the lunar calendar.

Stuffing inside sticky rice is usually something sweet, like dates, or meat.

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Peach Blossom Day: A Picnic with Flower Snacks

Li Ziqi Picnic

Today is Peach Blossom Day based on the lunar calendar. Hiking has been a tradition for this day in many parts of China. There’re numerous ancient poems celebrating the arrival of the spring season, and some of them have been incorporated into textbooks in China. Since the coronavirus outbreak is not officially over, large gatherings … Read more