Pillow Zongzi

Updated: Mar 13, 2018 govt.chinadaily.com.cn Print


Pillow Zongzi (枕头棕/Zhentou Zong)

Pillow Zongzi, named after their shape, is much larger than the normal Zongzi, a traditional Chinese food usually served during Dragon Boat Festival. Zongzi consists of sticky rice and other ingredients, such as pork and sweet dates, wrapped in bamboo leaves.

Originating in Dahua and Du'an county, Pillow Zongzi is very popular among local residents who usually cut the Zongzi into slices and fry them. A Pillow Zongzi is usually big enough to serve a whole family.

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