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  • China,  Japan,  Korea,  Summer,  Vegetarian

    Dragon Boat Festival food – Zongzi

    emointhekitchen Get ready to paddle for joy at this Dragon Boat Festival! Held on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, this ancient Chinese tradition is a time of feasting, racing, and celebrating the joys of life. The excitement of the Dragon Boat Festival stems from the thrilling boat races where teams of oarsmen row furiously to the beat of a drum. But that’s not all – something also known as the festival for its delicious food such as zongzi 粽子(glutinous rice dumplings) and xiaolongbao 小笼包(steamed pork buns). And what kind of festival would it be without colourful decorations? You’ll find dragon ship decorations, paper lanterns and wormwood. Zongzi…