Saturday, June 14, 2008

Zongzi Wrapping: Preparing Ingredients

Dragon Boat Festival is on the 5th day of the 5th Month on Chinese Lunar Calendar.
Zongzi is a delicacy made of sticky rice and other ingredients wrapped in bamboo leaves.
We will show you images of the Zongzi making process.

Some ingredients for Zongzi: dry bamboo leaves, sticky rice, peanuts, red beans, dried mushroom.

Wash the ingredients in tap water, and soak them for a few hours;

Slice the soaked mushroom;
Soften the bamboo leaves in boiling water.