The Chinese zodiac, also known as the zodiac or the twelve-year animal, is the twelve kinds of animals representing the year, called the twelve zodiac. There are different animals in each culture. Among them, the Chinese culture is rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, and horse. , Sheep, monkey, chicken, dog, pig. They are matched with the twelve earthly branches (Zi, Chou, Yin, Mao, Chen, Si, Wu, Wei, Shen, You, Xu, Hai) in turn, forming Zimo, Chou Niu, Yinhu, Maotu, Chenlong, Si Snake, Wuma, Weiyang, Shenhou, Youji, Xugou, Haizhu. Chinese people often use the Lunar New Year as the new year’s zodiac and the symbolic animal for their birth year as the zodiac.[全文 Read More…]
Staple food refers to the main food on the traditional table, and is also the main source of energy required for human life. Since staple food is the main source of intake of carbohydrates (especially starch), rice, wheat, corn and other grains with starch as the main component, as well as tuber foods such as potatoes and sweet potatoes are regarded as staple foods by people in different regions. Generally speaking, the staple food contains more carbohydrates.
对于中国人来说，由于气候和地势的原因：北方人过去主食为各类面食（气候干燥，麦类更适宜生长），直到今日除东北外，大部分北方地区人们仍更青睐面食。东北人主食为米食和玉米（河流多，土壤肥沃，抗寒水稻及玉米适宜种植）。南方人主食为米食（南方河流多，适宜种植水稻）。[全文 Read More…]
The Mid-Autumn Festival is an important traditional festival in the Chinese character cultural circle. It is the fifteenth day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar every year, from September to the beginning of October in the Gregorian calendar. According to the lunar calendar, August is the second month of autumn. It was called Mid-Autumn Festival in ancient China. Therefore, it is called Mid-Autumn Festival by the people and is one of the four traditional festivals of the Han people.[全文 Read More…]