Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Celebrating Dong Zhi Festival - Winter Solstice
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?