On the first day of winter, remember to eat the “four underground treasures”, don’t lose the old tradition, resist the wind and cold, and survive the winter safely
Today is the first day of the winter moon. According to the old tradition, there is food that needs to be eaten today. The older generation has passed down to us a lot of common sense in life, we should respect it and pass it on.
Entering the winter moon means that the temperature will drop across the country, and it is right to work hard on diet.
On the first day of the winter month, remember to eat the “4 Underground Treasures”, don’t lose the old tradition, although They are all very common and ordinary foods, but eating them in winter has many benefits and is very helpful to the body. Replenish energy, supplement nutrition, and strengthen the body to resist the wind and cold and survive the winter safely.
1. Sweet potatoes
Sweet potatoes are rich in protein, vitamins, cellulose, minerals, carotene, etc., and are very low in calories. Regular consumption can strengthen the spleen and stomach, help digestion and absorption, and is delicious and nutritious.
【Sweet potato】 p>
Ingredients: 2 sweet potatoes, 100g sugar, 30g water
1. Wash off the soil on the surface of the sweet potatoes and remove the skin , cut into hob pieces, the cut pieces are smaller, otherwise it is not easy to cook.
2. Heat the oil in the pan, add more oil to fry more thoroughly, when the oil temperature is 50% hot, put the sweet potatoes in and fry until golden, crispy on the outside and inside After glutinous, serve it out. Leave the bottom oil, add sugar and water, stir quickly over medium heat until it turns into browned bubbles, then turn off the heat. Add sweet potatoes, stir-fry evenly, take out and eat while hot.
Yam, this kind of food with the same source of medicine and food, is more worthy of eating in winter. Eating yam often can strengthen the spleen and stomach and help digestion. The nutrients in it are comprehensive and rich, and eating more will make you healthier.
Ingredients: yam, carrot, fungus, chopped green onion, salt, chicken essence, oyster sauce
Soak fungus in advance, yam and carrot , all cut into thin slices, chopped green onion and set aside. Heat the oil in a pan, first sauté the scallions until fragrant, then pour in the carrots, stir-fry until they are broken, then pour in the fungus and yam, add a little water and fry for a while, and finally add salt, chicken essence, oyster sauce seasoning, and that’s it.
This kind of underground food called “little ginseng” has many benefits in winter. After all, the old saying goes “eating radish in winter is better than ginseng”.
【Radish Rib Soup】
Ingredients: white radish, pork ribs, ginger, cooking wine, salt
Wash the pork ribs and blanch them in water. Add ginger and cooking wine, and take it out for later use. Dice the white radish and slice the ginger. Pour water into the pot, put the ribs in, add a few slices of ginger, and after stewing for 1 hour, pour in the white radish, cook for another 15 minutes, and finally add salt to taste.
Underground food such as taro is also a treasure food in winter. It contains high content of protein, vitamins, calcium, phosphorus, iron, potassium, fluorine, etc. It is also an alkaline food, especially suitable for middle-aged and elderly people. Children eat.
【Braised Taro】 p>
Ingredients: taro, onion, ginger, garlic, dried chili, salt, sugar, soy sauce, oyster sauce
After washing the taro, Peel and cut into small pieces, chopped onion, ginger, garlic, and dried chili. Put the dried chili, onion, ginger, and garlic in the cold oil in the pan. After frying the aroma, pour in the taro and stir fry continuously. After frying on high heat until it is broken, add 2 spoons of light soy sauce, half spoon of dark soy sauce, half spoon of sugar, and half a spoon of salt , add boiling water that has not covered the ingredients, simmer for 20 minutes on medium heat, and finally collect the juice on high heat, sprinkle with chopped green onion and serve.