• China,  Recipes,  Winter

    Lantern Festival (元宵)

    emointhekitchen Tangyuan balls (汤圆) are traditionally eaten during the Lantern Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the first month of the Lunar New Year, which is the first full moon. The festival falls on a February day in the international calendar every year. People eat the balls for luck and in the hope of filling their lives with sweetness and joy. During the Lantern Festival, glutinous rice balls must be eaten, which means that the whole family will be reunited. There is no such atmosphere abroad, so I decided to make our sticky rice balls. Sticky rice balls, freshly fried peanuts, bean paste, and sesame with a little…