Mugwort leaves are used medicinally in China.
These rice dumplings have flowy lava custard within that oozes out when the dumpling is cut, balancing the savory flavor with the sweetness of the sticky rice.
Now many of the customs are disappearing, or no longer observed.
The four different varieties of zong zi they make are based upon recipes from both their maternal and paternal grandmothers.
He established medication principles and is considered the seminal founder of traditional Chinese medicine.
The glutinous rice absorbs the gravy from the simmered pork belly, adding to it a light soy sauce colour, while a small piece of pandan leaf in the glutinous rice permeates the dumpling with its unique fragrance, and winter melon adds a fresh and sweet taste.
If you were to choose to buy your rice dumplings from hotels and , expect luxurious ingredients such as scallops, abalone and even duck.
The emperor usually went to the suburb for worshiping to the heaven.