Very soon again for the Chinese people is the biggest and most important festival, the Spring Festival is coming. China is a big country, how to prepare for the Spring Festival has different customs. So today I want share with you how to do the Spring Festival preparations for the people of Shanghai!
First of all people in Shanghai on the eighth day of the twelfth day of lunar month the family will boil over a big pot of porridge, warm heart and warm stomach. The porridge mainly contains glutinous rice, red beans, dates, chestnuts, peanuts, gingko, lotus seeds, lilies, dried longan and add some sugar inside.
Secondly is to make cured meat, Shanghai capable housewives will go to the traditional market choose meat, spices, pickled, dried, each step by hand. Although now everywhere it can buy. But still most of the people of Shanghai like to do their own cured meat. It has their own bright color, perfect with fat and thin.
Thirdly is Steamed cake, steamed cake steps are extremely cumbersome and time-consuming effort, so now the people of Shanghai are rarely done steamed cake, cake with high homonyms, eat the blessing, willing to live happy and happy.
In addition to dust duster, kitchen stove God, make new clothes, buy a lot of snacks or fruits or candies. At this time of the year is always the traffic congestion and the most busy time for all of the transportations. Every Chinese are hurrying home to celebrate Spring Festival with their families, Spring Festival is the family reunion.