Black Sesame Dumplings in Ginger Sweet Soup
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Black Sesame Dumplings in Ginger Sweet Soup

Today marks the Winter Solstice Festival (“Dongzhi” 冬至), which is an important festival in Chinese culture and typically celebrated on/around December 22nd.  This tradition dates back to the Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD) when both government officials and commoners would have a day to reunite with their families. In the southern parts of China, especially Hong … Continue reading