In today’s fact we learn about Dumplings! Mr. Toes teaches us about what Chinese dumplings are and what importance they play in Chinese New Year.
The Fact a Day:
餃子 – Jiaozi (Dumplings) are minced vegetables or meats that are then wrapped in a glutinous wrapper then boiled, fried or steamed. Eating dumplings during the Chinese New Year is believed to bring wealth to you in the New Year. They symbolize wealth because their shape resembles gold that was used during the Imperial China Era.