March 1, Hand-made yuanxiao sales hot at the entrance of the supermarket of Baotou. The stuffing and price remains the same as last year. The customers including the olds and young people. Baotou Daily reports on March 5.
Yuanxiao, named after the day itself, is a northern delicacy. Its production is complex and involves a ball of filling tossed onto damp glutinous flour in a tray. The tray is rhythmically rolled around until the filling is coated with layers of rice flour and becomes nice and round. These dumplings are then cooked in water.