Theme: Introduction of Chinese jiǎo zi’
The Dōngzhì Festival or Winter Solstice Festival (Chinese: 冬至; pinyin: Dōngzhì; literally "the Arrival of Winter") is one of the most important festivals celebrated by the Chinese and other East Asians during the Dongzhi solar term (winter solstice) on or around December 22 when sunshine is weakest and daylight shortest day in the year. It occurs on Saturday, December 21, 2013.
Traditionally, the Dongzhi Festival is also a time for the family to get together. One activity that occurs during these get togethers to make Jiaozi - dumpling tht have a fun saying, 'if you don't eat Jioazi in day, then you will lost ear by frozening cold.. but in in the southern parts of China and in Chinese communities overseas, is the making and eating of tangyuan (湯圓).
The jiaozi (饺子/餃子) is a common Chinese dumpling which Chinese jiaozi is a traditional dish eaten on Chinese New Year's Eve too. It generally consists of minced meat and finely chopped vegetables wrapped into a piece of dough skin. The fillings can be ground meat, chicken, shrimp, and even fish with vegatabble ane many kinds of styles. Dumplings are commonly eaten with a dipping sauce made of vinegar and chilli oil or paste, and occasionally with some soy sauce added in.
Where we are: ( TBD)
What Time: 4:00-7:00pm @27th Nov Friday
What we do:
1. Networking and discussion
a. Brief introduction about yourself
b. Talk about your dumpling experience
c. Raise some questions and discuss together
d. Learn some Chinese expression about Dumpling
2. Having fun
a. Chef teach us how to make dumpling
b. DIY your very first “funny” dumpling
3. After Dinner
b. Fun chatting
What we will eat:
1. 饺子 Dumplings
2. 三丝酸辣汤 Sour& Hot Soup
3. 毛豆橄榄菜 Soy Bean W/ Olive Leaves
4. 土豆牛腩 Braised Sirloin Beef W/Potato
5. 酸菜鱼 Stewed Fish W/Pickled Vegetables
6. 鱼香肉丝 Fried meat slice W/ fish flavored
7. 虾仁炒蛋 Fried shrimp W/Eggs
8. 家常豆腐 Fried Tofu in Home Style
9. 时蔬 Fried Vegetable
10. 冰水 Cold Water (s) 1 bottle/ Head
11. 茶水 Chinese Tea
12. 水果 Fruit Salad
What we should return: The cover change is AED 50.00 exclude
soft drinks that cost we should look after. We will pay it to DCN
ambassador before the event at the venue entrance.
Our event is non-profit social activity to aim at build up a platform for Chinese language and culture lover to learn to share the information and the knowledge.
I am looking forward to see you on 27th of Dec.
Many Thanks & warm regards!