The Moon Cake

The moon cake is the most famous of the han nationality traditional snacks, loved by the Chinese people. Mooncakes are round and round, it is the family to eat, a symbol of the reunion peace, and the item in the Mid-Autumn festival is a day of. Ancient moon cakes were as offerings in the Mid-Autumn festival. It is said that mooncakes are to Mid-Autumn festival begin in the tang dynasty. When the northern song dynasty, popular in court, but also spread to folk, was known as “little bread” and “month group”. To the Ming dynasty became a common diet custom. Today, the variety is more various, flavor vary from place to place. Including cantonese moon cakes such as type, Beijing type, su shi, chao widely by people throughout the north and south China like eating.
Moon cake stuffing with plant raw material seeds, such as walnuts, almonds, sesame seed kernels, melon seeds, hawthorn, with lotus-paste, red bean, jujube paste, etc., have certain health care function to human body.
Plant the seeds of high unsaturated fatty acid, oleic acid, linoleic acid, beneficial to soften blood vessels, preventing atherosclerosis; Contain minerals, improve immunity, prevent children lack of zinc, iron deficiency anemia; Lotus seeds, red bean, sesame potassium high, replacement intracellular sodium discharge, myocardial nutrition, regulating blood pressure; From the perspective of traditional Chinese medicine, some YuanLiaoXing WenPing, strong heart, calming, sedative, some seeds are rich in vitamin E, anti-aging, zi, black skin.
The moon cake can soften blood vessels, prevent arteriosclerosis, enhance immunity.

written by chenyaya

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