Special food of Chinese Qingming Festival

Qingming Festival is a Chinese traditional festival. It is not only a festival to sweep graves and worship ancestors, but also for people to get close to nature, go outdoor and enjoy spring. The Qingming Festival, the Spring Festival, the Dragon Boat Festival and the Mid-Autumn Festival are known as the four traditional festivals in China. Besides China, there are some other countries and regions in the world that also celebrate Qingming Festival, such as Vietnam, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and so on.

In China, every traditional festival has the corresponding festival food, which not only carries the culture, but also has been passed down to the present because of its unique taste, and has been carried forward through continuous improvement. Now, let’s get to know the special food of Qingming Festival.

Qingtuan

In some area of southern China, people like to eat Qingtuan during Qingming Festival. Qingtuan usually use the tender wormwood or small thorn grass to make, some will use affine cudweed or wheatgrass, different flavors. These seasonal wild vegetable are not to be missed in spring, make them into the Qingtuan wrapper, and packed with your favorite fillings, bright green, soft and waxy, looks very appetizing.

With the coming of the information age and the rapid development of logistics, Qingtuan is loved by more and more people, many people do not make their own, but buy directly. Therefore, many food manufacturers use machines to produce this food. TCD machine works well on making such food, it can be Multifunctional Rice Ball Machine, or use the Encrusting Machine

Spring Pancakes

Besides Qingtuan, many areas also eat Spring Pancakes at Qingming Festival. The Spring Pancakes will wrapped in some delicious ingredients and eat together. They are not only nutritious and delicious, but also represent the good meaning. The various vegetables wrapped in, indicate that grain is plentiful, livestock flourishing. Some areas also believe that eating the spring pancakes wrapped with celery makes people work harder, and eating the spring pancakes wrapped with leeks will make people live longer. Therefore, if conditionally, Qingming might as well eat some spring pancakes for the Festival.

Of course there are also machine for spring pancake making, the following food machines can work for this: Spring roll wrapper machine; Taco wrapper machine; Trotilla maker; Pita bread machine:

Qingming rice

Qingming rice is made with a variety of spring wild vegetables, such as wormwood, hemp leaves, Paederia scandens, Qingming vegetables (white gongweng), shepherd’s purse, wolfberry leaves, etc,. Mix it with steamed rice or glutinous rice for eating, one bite, it is the taste of spring!

Eating more wild vegetables is good for health, and it is also one of the delicacies not to be missed during the Qingming Festival.

—-From Kepu Zhishi Guan