CULTURE Traditional food Zongzi helps Australian Chinese under pandemic find taste of home

CULTURE

Traditional food Zongzi helps Australian Chinese under pandemic find taste of home

Xinhua

19:29, June 25, 2020

A signboard promoting Zongzi, a sticky rice dumpling wrapped up with bamboo or reed leaves, is seen at a food court in Sydney, Australia, on June 19, 2020. With social restrictions still on shopping and dining in restaurants, and no dragon boat race, making and eating Zongzi has become the only way for many Australian Chinese to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, which fell on Thursday this year. (Photos: Xinhua)

Shopkeepers prepare Zongzi, a sticky rice dumpling wrapped up with bamboo or reed leaves, at a food court in Sydney, Australia, on June 24, 2020. With social restrictions still on shopping and dining in restaurants, and no dragon boat race, making and eating Zongzi has become the only way for many Australian Chinese to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, which fell on Thursday this year.

A customer buys Zongzi, a sticky rice dumpling wrapped up with bamboo or reed leaves, at a food court in Sydney, Australia, on June 19, 2020. With social restrictions still on shopping and dining in restaurants, and no dragon boat race, making and eating Zongzi has become the only way for many Australian Chinese to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, which fell on Thursday this year.

A vendor prepares Zongzi, a sticky rice dumpling wrapped up with bamboo or reed leaves, at a food court in Sydney, Australia, on June 19, 2020. With social restrictions still on shopping and dining in restaurants, and no dragon boat race, making and eating Zongzi has become the only way for many Australian Chinese to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, which fell on Thursday this year.

A vendor prepares Zongzi, a sticky rice dumpling wrapped up with bamboo or reed leaves, at a food court in Sydney, Australia, on June 19, 2020. With social restrictions still on shopping and dining in restaurants, and no dragon boat race, making and eating Zongzi has become the only way for many Australian Chinese to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, which fell on Thursday this year.

A vendor prepares Zongzi, a sticky rice dumpling wrapped up with bamboo or reed leaves, at a food court in Sydney, Australia, on June 19, 2020. With social restrictions still on shopping and dining in restaurants, and no dragon boat race, making and eating Zongzi has become the only way for many Australian Chinese to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, which fell on Thursday this year.

A vendor prepares Zongzi, a sticky rice dumpling wrapped up with bamboo or reed leaves, at a foodcourt in Sydney, Australia, on June 19, 2020. With social restrictions still on shopping and dining in restaurants, and no dragon boat race, making and eating Zongzi has become the only way for many Australian Chinese to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, which fell on Thursday this year.

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