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Book Information- The Complete Zong Zi Rice Dumplings Cookbook

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Fragrance of Double Fifth


Choong Su Yin

Book Description

Zong Zi, rice dumplings, and sticky rice dumplings are a traditional Chinese food made of glutinous rice, stuffed with different fillings, and wrapped in bamboo, reed, or other large flat leaves. They are cooked by steaming or boiling.

Although Zong Zis are commonly eaten as a snack, they are traditionally eaten during the Duanwu Festival which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar (which is the namesake of this book “Fragrance of Double Fifth”).

There are many different varieties of Zong Zi. In this exciting cookbook, the author has carefully put together a most complete and comprehensive collection of the most popular Zong Zi recipes. If you have always wanted to learn how to make Zong Zi but don’t know where to start, this book will point you in the right direction. From full diagrams on how to wrap Zong Zi dumplings to cooking tips and pointers- this amazing collection of recipes will have you wrapping up these dumplings at home in no time.

About the Author

Madam Choong Su Yin (Mrs. Deng) has over 30 years of culinary experience. She is currently a culinary consultant to many food and beverage companies around the world. She has travelled extensively around the world to study emerging culinary trends. She is an expert in restaurant style Cantonese and Peranakan Cusine and snacks.

Table of Contents

How to wrap Zhong Zi, Rice Dumplings (With detailed step by step photographs)

Publication Date

May 2010


Bilingual, English & Mandarin Chinese (Simplified)


Full color



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