My auntie 姨姨 says that winter solstice day will always be four days before Christmas. If only all the lunar dates were as easy to figure out.

Enjoy this time with family while you have either the sweet or savory glutinous rice balls.

Below is the savory recipe that I’m more accustomed to. Altho, over the past few years, I’ve gotten really good at making the black sesame sweet ones which are featured in the artwork above.