The Dark History of This Rice Dish

A tiny recount of the backstory of the zongzi (jung; 粽)

Photo by Mae Mu on Unsplash

The zongzi (or jung, Lucy’s chaotic pronunciation guide) is commonly eaten as part of the Dragon Boat Festival. Wrapped in leaves, you’ll find sticky rice and various fillings including savoury (pork belly) or sweet (red bean) versions.

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Lucy Dan 蛋小姐 (she/her/她)

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