P.S. 魚爸爸說不是叫包粽，傳統叫法應稱為裹糭，所以修改了用詞，謹以此更正 :)
話說回來，糭，蔥油餅和chunky可以稱之為獨居三寶，江湖救急之際就靠它們了！身為一名８年獨居老人資歷的我強烈推薦長備一些看門口，很有用的！當然也少不了水餃呀，牛丸呀，pizza pop等等看門口之寶啦 :D
瑤柱鹹肉糭 :: 做法
台式肉糭 :: 做法
This is a special occasion food called "Joong"(Cantonese pronunciation) or "Zongzi"(Mandarin pronunciation) for the Dragon Boat Festival (端午節). Joong is basically a rice dumpling wrapped in bamboo leaves with various ingredients in it. Each region of China has its own special form of joong. The one I made are the Cantonese style with mung bean, salt egg yolks, dried scallop and a piece of fatty but absolutely delicious pork belly in it (Cannot find fresh chestnuts though, otherwise it will be in it too). We usually eat joong along with soy sauce or sugar (trust me! Dipping joong with sugar is awesome!! My favourite!). There is also a sweet joong , made with the sticky rice and red bean paste.
Joong can be many shapes, but the most common shape is pyramidal or triangular.
Here is the origins of Joong:
Zongzi (also known as rice dumpling) is traditionally eaten during the Dragon Boat Festival (Mandarin: Duanwu; Cantonese: Tuen Ng) which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese calendar (approximately early to mid-June), commemorating the death of Qu Yuan, a famous Chinese poet from the kingdom of Chu who lived during the Warring States period. Known for his patriotism, Qu Yuan tried unsuccessfully to warn his king and countrymen against the expansionism of their Qin neighbors. When the Qin Dynasty general Bai Qi took Yingdu, the Chu capital, in 278 BC, Qu Yuan's grief was so intense that he drowned himself in the Miluo river after penning the Lament for Ying. According to legend, packets of rice were thrown into the river to prevent fish from eating the poet's body. Another version states that zongzi were given to placate a dragon that lived in the river.
Monday, May 25, 2009