Today is The Winter Solstice.
Winter solstice is an astronomical phenomenon which marks the shortest day and night of the year. Winter solstice occurs for the Northern Hemisphere in December and in the southern Hemisphere in June.In China, north of China we eat Dumplings this day, which consists of small pieces of dough, either cooked alone or wrapped aound a filling. They can be based on flour, phtatoes or bread, and may include meat, vegetabls or sweets. They may be cooked by boiling, steaming, simmering, or baking.