Tags » Dongzhi

Brown Sugar Tang Yuan

This is a super simple recipe that I use to cook tangyuan 汤圆 when it’s Winter Solstice or 冬至. My personal favorites are peanut and sesame tangyuan – I am not too particular about the brands since they all taste about the same to me but SpringHome brand might come with peanut powder which is good to use for Muah Chee. 60 more words


Happy Winter Solstice (冬至节快乐)

Happy Winter Solstice (冬至节快乐) everyone!

A brief on what Winter Solstice is all about.

Winter Solstice (冬至) is one of the important festivals celebrated by the Chinese and some other East Asians during the winter solstice period which usually fall around December 21 / December 22 (in accordance to the East Asia Time).  307 more words

Happy Winter Solstice everyone!

For my fellow non-chinese friends, the following is picked from Wikipedia so you’ll understand more about celebrating Winter Solstice as much as I do. (“o) 436 more words

Christmas and Dongzhi – The Chinese Winter Festival

With the festive season just around the corner for most, it’s Christmas with all its trimmings. For people from China and those following Chinese traditions there is also a very special time just before Christmas. 426 more words