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7 things you may not know about Major Heat

2014-07-23 16:53:14



Eating pineapples

There is a saying in Taiwan which goes, "eating pineapples in Major Heat." During the period of Major Heat, pineapple tastes best.

Eating grass jelly

Grass jelly, "Xiancaodong" in Chinese, is made with a special grass whose stems and leaves can be made into herb jelly after being dried in the sun.

With the amazing ability to quell the summer heat, grass jelly is described in a popular saying inGuangdongprovince that goes, "eating herb jelly in Major Heat will make you stay young like the immortals."

The herb jelly looks and tastes like another jelly-likeGuilinggao, or called Turtle Jelly, but without the bitter taste!


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