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Cooking competition staged in Nantong

By Hu Xiaoyu chinadaily.com.cn Updated: 2019-06-14


Participants learn to make zongzi, a pyramid-shaped dumpling made of glutinous rice wrapped in reed leaves, during the cooking competition in Nantong on June 5. [Photo/ntjoy.com]

A cooking competition was held at a farm stay in Nantong Economic and Technological Development Area, in East China’s Jiangsu province, on June 5.

Held for the third straight year, this year’s event featured the Dragon Boat Festival and local gastronomic specialties.

A total of seven teams from the government departments of Zhuxing sub-district took part in the event, each supported by two skilled cooks and a good hand at wrapping the zongzi dumpling snacks for the festival.

With their joint efforts, they provided a variety of dishes with local characteristics, including chrysanthemum-shaped fish, braised pig tails and Dongpo braised pork.

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