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Pork Dumplings

Pork Dumplings

When I was a child, my mom would sit me down one afternoon to wrap dumplings. She'd prepare the ingredients the morning of and we'd spend the afternoon wrapping dumplings while watching TV dramas. She would normally make shrimp, pork or a mix of shrimp and pork dumplings. Store bought dumplings make a quick and easy meal. But it doesn't beat the taste of homemade dumplings. 

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Joong/Zongzi

Joong/Zongzi

Joong/Zongzi is a glutinous rice package of goodies wrapped in bamboo leaves. It can be either savoury or sweet and is a traditional food that is eaten during the Dragon Boat festival (Duanwu Jie). The festival happens on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar. It is a significant day to commemorate Qu Yuan (a patriotic poet and a political figure in ancient China).

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