Dragon Boat Festival: A lesson in culture and food by mummy blogger


Photos By Merryn Tan

Crystal Red Bean Dumplings made by Tan's family using sago instead of glutinous rice.

Zhongzi or glutinous rice dumplings are traditionally eaten during the Duan Wu Jie or Dragon Boat Festival.

Observed on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month (today) during the summer solstice, it is also known as the Double Fifth Festival.

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