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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Celebrating Dong Zhi Festival - Winter Solstice

soup "tang yuan"

The "Dong Zhi festival (冬至) or Winter Solstice is one of the most important festivals celebrated by the Chinese where it on 22 December 2010.

Dōng Zhì is the day when families get together and eat tang yuan (湯圓), a sweet soup made of glutinous rice balls. It is also the day when everyone becomes one year older.

It is a time to celebrate the end of the darkest days of the year, the end of the harvest, and also to honor ancestors and champion family togetherness


Dry "tang yuan" (湯圓) with peanut flour

Have you have your "Tang Yuan" yet?

15 comments:

sHaH said...

wow!! thanks for the info..

soulesscloudy said...

the red very red.. the green very black... and the white is pure white.. :)

Irene said...

wow..i nak makan tong yuen :))

Small Kucing said...

why the white ones bigger than the rest? What's the brown coating? Sugar?

So far I have tasted the one in sugar syrup only

M-Knight said...

small kuching: the brown coating is peanut flour.

the white 1 I made one...hahaha...:p

Adrian said...

how come ur tang yuen so nice wan! i like the dry wan :)

Euniceee said...

i only had soup de...

SiMon Har said...

i won't get to eat tis year :(

Hilda Milda™ said...

why are some of them red one? :O

Feather Fansey said...

I want to eat the red color tong yun!!
the color so nice man! :o

~Snowman~ said...

i want the dry ones! =)

domokun said...

i never tried dry ones b4>< looks nice XD

M-Knight said...

Hilda: Red one for display only can not eat..:)

yeeing said...

OMG, another tong yuan !Niceee.

Sarawakiana@2 said...

Miss these this year!!

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