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The winter solstice is the first solar term in a year. It is a traditional folk diet

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is a traditional festival in the southern winter solstice. In fact, the winter solstice is still a 24 solar terms, but many people are not very clear about this. What is the first solar term of the year? What is the traditional diet of the winter solstice? Follow the old yellow calendar of this issue and get to know it together!

冬至是一年中第几个节气 民间的传统饮食

the winter solstice is the number of solar terms in a year: the 22nd 24 solar terms are: beginning of spring, rain, waking of insects, spring equinox, Qingming, Guyu, beginning of summer, Xiaoman, ear sprout, summer solstice, slight heat, great heat, beginning of autumn, office heat, white dew, autumn equinox, cold dew, frost fall, beginning of winter, light snow, heavy snow, winter solstice, slight cold and great cold. Each solar term is separated by about half a month, which is divided into twelve months. At the beginning of the month is called solar term, and at the middle of the month is called "Zhongqi". The so-called "Qi" means meteorology and climate. The winter solstice is the 22nd of the 24 solar terms.


are the traditional folk food of the winter solstice. Tangyuan has the meaning of "Reunion". Eating Tangyuan at the winter solstice is very popular all over the country. The materials commonly used to make dumplings, such as glutinous rice, sesame and red beans, are also warm and have a good spleen strengthening effect. The spleen and stomach are healthy, and dietary nutrition will be absorbed and utilized by the body to improve the cold resistance and disease prevention ability of the body. It is most suitable for consumption in winter.

dumplings "eating dumplings on the winter solstice does not freeze your ears" is an ancient saying. In modern times, although eating dumplings on the winter solstice is to cure frozen ears, the reasonable combination of noodles, vegetables and meat makes dumplings a beautiful food with comprehensive nutrition and easy digestion and absorption. Dumplings in winter solstice can be stuffed with mutton, cabbage, scallions, leeks and radishes. These dishes are warm and can play a certain role in warming yang to the human body.

wonton wonton used to be a popular food in the north, but now people in the South also like to eat wonton at the winter solstice. Old Beijing has the saying of "winter solstice wonton and summer solstice noodles". Yanjing's chronicle of the age of Yanjing said: "the shape of husband wonton is like a chicken egg, quite like the chaos of heaven and earth, so it is during the solar eclipse of the winter solstice." in addition to its similar shape, "wonton" is also homonymous with "chaos". Eating wonton in winter is conducive to the saving of heat energy in cold seasons.

冬至是一年中第几个节气 民间的传统饮食

glutinous rice in all parts of China, there is a custom that the whole family get together to eat red bean glutinous rice on the night of the winter solstice. Glutinous rice includes steamed glutinous rice with red dates, colored flower glutinous rice, dumplings, Babao rice, Ciba and New Year cake for the Lantern Festival, pillow shaped and triangular zongzi for the Dragon Boat Festival, Qingming qingtuan and Qingming cake. Various flavors of glutinous rice are popular everywhere, and the sweet, salty, sour and spicy practices of various glutinous rice emerge one after another.


mutton soup are said to have come from fan Kuai, a general of the Han Dynasty. Eating more mutton in winter is conducive to strong internal fire and effective cold resistance. It is the first choice for winter diet. In some places in Shandong, it is a local custom to drink mutton soup on the winter solstice.

winter festival pill Chaoshan has a folk saying "winter festival pill, eat it and celebrate the new year", commonly known as "add years of age", which means that although the year has not passed, everyone has added one year of age.

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