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What does Yanbei Township mean when Xiaohan comes? Geese begin to migrate north

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in China, the 24 solar terms are divided into different seasons, and the solar term Xiaohan belongs to the solar term in winter. What does it mean when Xiaohan comes to Yanbei Township? What is Xiaohan's traditional eating custom? Let's get to know each other together!

小寒一候雁北乡是什么意思 大雁开始向北迁移

what does Xiao Han mean when he comes to Yanbei Township? Literally, it means that geese return to their hometown in the north. The north here is not the north of China, but its original hometown Sibley. Generally, geese fly to the south in autumn and winter. Because it is cold in Siberia, there is no food and it is not conducive to reproduction, so they fly to warmer places in the south.

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Xiaohan's traditional eating custom, caifan. Ancient people were very concerned about the winter supplement culture during the Xiaohan solar term. Caifan is a nutritionally balanced food with meat slices, vegetables and cereals. It has a unique taste and comprehensive nutrition. It can be eaten by ordinary people, especially in Nanjing. The contents of dishes and rice are different. There are short foot yellow vegetables, salted meat slices, sausage slices or diced duck, chopped with some ginger and glutinous rice. It is very delicious. Among them, short foot yellow, sausage and salted duck are all famous specialties in Nanjing. They can be described as the real "Nanjing cuisine", even comparable to Laba porridge.

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glutinous rice pay attention to health preservation outside the personality of Guangdong. During the light cold solar term, although the temperature in Guangdong is not low, the concept of health preservation for winter still follows the public. Cantonese people are used to eating some glutinous rice in the morning of the light cold solar term, and they will add bacon, sausage, peanuts and chopped scallion to eat together. Glutinous rice means warmth, It's warm from the beginning to the end of the year. Because the sugar content of glutinous rice is higher than that of rice, the whole body feels warm after eating, which is conducive to expelling the cold. In TCM theory, glutinous rice has the effect of Tonifying the middle and supplementing qi. It is most suitable to eat glutinous rice in cold seasons.

小寒一候雁北乡是什么意思 大雁开始向北迁移

there are many vegetables in season during the small cold solar term. Yellow sprout is one of them. Moreover, the production method of yellow sprout is simple and can be made by ordinary people. According to the records of Jinmen miscellany, there was a custom of small cold eating yellow sprout in Tianjin in the past. Yellow sprout is a specialty of Tianjin, which is made from Chinese cabbage sprouts. After the winter solstice, cut off the stems and leaves of the cabbage, leave only the heart of the cabbage, about two inches from the ground, cover it with manure, do not breathe, and eat it half a month later. It is very crisp and tender, making up for the lack of winter vegetables.

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Laba porridge during the light cold solar term, the temperature is relatively low. In order to cope with the cold weather, the dexterous Chinese people will eat some Laba porridge on this day. The raw material of Laba porridge is grains. The grains are rich in vitamins, minerals and carbon water compounds. After eating, it can supplement energy for the body. Moreover, before and after the light cold solar term, At this time, eating such a rich hot porridge can not only stimulate appetite, but also increase body heat and warm the stomach and eliminate cold.

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