The Longevity Peach (壽桃)

Whenever someone had a birthday, these little buns filled with either lotus seed paste or red bean paste would appear. But why? The reason was because they resembled the Peaches Of Immortality. In Chinese mythology, Peaches of Immortality are consumed by the immortalsdue to their mystic virtue of conferring longevity on all who eat them. Peaches symbolizing immortality… Continue reading The Longevity Peach (壽桃)