DuanWu Festival (端午节)

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DuanWu Festival (端午节) which is also known as Dragon Boat Festival; falls on the 5th day of 5th lunar month every year. And so, this month we will get to savour the yummy-licious Chinese Rice Dumpling – ZongZi (粽子)


Main Ingredient for the dumplings must be the glutinous rice.


Parts of the ingredients.
Others will be chestnuts, pork, dried shrimps, salty egg yolk, dried scallops, and mushrooms…….


and All the hard works go to Mum. (how i wish i inherited part of her skill)


To produce and make us really delicious homemade ZongZi


with lots of liew in it.

alright then, wish you all have a wonderful DuanWu celebration and happy Makan-Makan with family and friends 🙂

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27 thoughts on “DuanWu Festival (端午节)”

  • Waaaaahhh..*slurp slurp* I love bak chang and I have no idea where to get good bak chang here. Tried few places and got cheated. Very big but inside no 'liew', only rice with beans and a tiny piece of fatty pork. I miss those back home.

  • ai wei, ur mom's skill is really good in making zongzi 🙂
    hmm~ normally wad i saw is the brown color one but urs one is white.. very unique and nice 😀 first time saw this color>.<

  • Happy Duan Wu Jie!!! yummy dumpling made by ur mother…i prefer this type of white one haha…lovely!

  • Precious Pea – the zhang you described is the local hakka zhang. I got soooo disappointed the 1st time I ate it. when my bf asked me nice or not, I said it's a very nice dao zhang(nut dumpling)!! all sorts of nuts inside but only 1 piece of pork >.<

    i want lots and lots of black black bak that looks like still got abit of gravy inside *mouth watery* and aiwei's looks exactly like it *tummy growling* (@.@)

  • little inbox,
    happy duan wu jie 🙂

    precious pea,
    oO, that's superrrr not nice with only few beans and tiny fatty pork. i had something like that in china before. they put in beans and only fats of the pork into the 'chang'. quite nice actually 🙂

    🙂 time to get another piece of halal dumpling 🙂
    happy dumpling festival.

    happy duan wu jie

  • WyYv,
    yeaaah, she is great in making all these, sadly, i am not. sigh. do hope i can make something like that… must start learning from her d ><
    never come across the white one before??? i find it quite common, hehe, and those black one are made from black soy sauce. the white one looks nicer lar 🙂

    happy festival 🙂

    happy festival 🙂
    yeahhh, i love the white one. dun really like the brown/darker one o.

  • somewhere in singapore,
    happy duan wu jieee 🙂

    Oo, you too never come across the white one before??? i had it since i was a kid 🙂 white one niceeee. hehe

    small boar,
    haha, mine has lots of beans, bak inside 🙂 lotsss. yummmm. i was stuffed now… with my bak chang ><

  • irenelim,
    happy duan wu jie and have a great celebration e 😉

    lolx. mari mari 😛

    happy festival!
    and i am stuffed with it liaaaao. mum's made one huge… stomach heavy now ><

  • jfook,

    small boar,
    must have a big big bak, right?

    how come??? this is a must to celebrate festival 🙂

  • mr lonely,
    thanks for dropping by 🙂

    i see got any xtra left o not 🙂 hehehehe…

    5 a day? that's a lottt!!! @@ i can;t do it cz the one mum made is extra huge. i can hardly finish one alone

  • Oh…. what a fusion.
    Cantonese style white rice with Hokkien fillings.


    I made Cantonese, Hakka and Hokkien dumplings this year

  • wendyywy,
    🙂 the recipe comes from my grandma 🙂 mum practices it every year and our tastebuds have adapted on to this non oil but yummy zongzi.

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