Dragon Boat Festival At Yauatcha

 

Yauatcha is celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival with a limited edition menu dedicated to zongzi, pyramid-shaped sticky rice dumplings, alongside a dessert and an exclusive cocktail.

The Dragon Boat Festival, a unique celebration dating back 2,000 years, is a time to eat sticky rice, drink rice wine, race dragon boats and indulge in festivities with friends and family.The Dragon Boat Festival, also often known as the Tuen Ng or Duanwu Festival, is a traditional and statutory holiday originating in China.

Many traditional customs and activities are held on the specified day by people in China and even by some people in neighbouring countries. Among these customs are dragon boat racing, eating zongzi, wearing a perfume pouch, tying five-colour silk thread and hanging mugwort leaves and calamus.

The newly introduced zongzi dishes include different fillings of edamame and vegetarian duck, pork belly and shiitake mushroom among others. Zongzi is the special food eaten, made with sticky rice, it has different shapes and various fillings. Wine soaked water chestnut and mango cake with Sauvignon sorbet and the Citrus Spritz cocktail is also a part of the new limited edition menu.

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Sticky Rice
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Sticky rice wrapped in lotus leaf
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Pyramid shaped sticky rice
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The Dessert

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Citrus Spritz

The menu is available to order a la carte from 1st June 2016 to 30th June 2016.

Available at Yauatcha Delhi, Level 2, Ambience Mall, Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, Delhi 110070.

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