Zongzi is a special food for Dragon Boat Festival. People eat zongzi to commemorate Qu Yuan.[Story of Qu Yuan and zongzi] Though Chinese people share the tradition of eating zongzi, the makings of zongzi are different from province to procince, city and city.
In Daojiao, a water town in South China famous for its zongzi, the specialty has a salty-sweet mixed taste and is popular in the region. How to create the mixed taste of zongzi? Follow the steps below then you can learn to DIY a Daojiao zongzi and a try.
The ingredients of Daojiao zongzi include:
Sticky rice (70%)
Streaky pork (30%)
Mung beans (appropriate)
Salted egg yolk (one for each)
Besides the ingredients, the seasoning also decides the taste of a Daojiao zongzi. To make a Daojiao zongzi, one will need:
Light soy sauce (appropriate)
Dark soy sauce (appropriate)
White wine (appropriate)
Rice dumplings leaves (appropriate)