The beginning of autumn indicates the coming of autumn. After the beginning of autumn, the body will converge and keep healthy. So what's good to eat after the beginning of autumn? What kind of regimen do you eat after the beginning of autumn? Come and have a look with Xiaobian.
What to eat in autumn
There are different traditional foods in different places, such as watermelon, autumn peach, cool cake, Fuyuan, etc.
1. Eat eggplant
The custom of eating eggplant in autumn comes from a legend of Ming Dynasty. It is said that after General Xu Da of the Ming Dynasty defeated Beiping mansion of the Yuan Dynasty, General Chang Yuchun had a soldier who stole a melon from a farmer. It is very strict to rule soldiers when they are in constant danger. The soldier who steals melons should be sentenced to death. At this time, the farmers came out and said that there was a custom in most of the Yuan Dynasty. Picking up melons in the autumn is not stealing. Hearing this, Chang Yuchun pardoned the soldier. Unexpectedly, when it was said that those who picked up melons in the early autumn were innocent, other soldiers began to rob melons. In order to reward the soldiers, Chang Yuchun found an alternative to sticking autumn fat, the only eggplant among the vegetables with meat and meat taste. Therefore, the custom of eating eggplant in autumn has been handed down.
2. Eating watermelon in Hangzhou
There is also the custom of eating watermelon in autumn in Jiangnan. In the past, autumn peach was popular in Hangzhou. At the beginning of autumn, adults and children should eat autumn peaches, one for each. After eating, keep the kernel. On New Year's Eve, the peaches are thrown into a stove and burned to ashes, which is believed to be able to avoid a year's plague.
3. Beijing 'paste autumn fat' to eat meat
Every autumn, according to the old Beijing custom to eat meat, that is, 'stick autumn fat'. In front of some time-honored meat counters in the capital, there will be a long line of customers who buy meat products. Once the beginning of autumn, although still very hot, and people's body no longer feel wet sticky discomfort, after all, the cool autumn is coming. So I began to think of making some delicious food to make up for the deficit in summer. What should I eat? The most appetizing thing is stew! The way to eat stew is to make up the fat lost in summer again, so it's called "sticking autumn fat".
4. Shandong eat 'dregs'
Laixi area of Shandong Province is popular to eat "dregs" at the beginning of autumn, which is a kind of small tofu made of bean foam and green vegetables. There is a saying that "when you eat dregs at the beginning of autumn, adults and children don't vomit or pull". So many food customs are mostly for the prevention of diarrhea, which shows the awareness of prevention of diarrhea in autumn.
5. Tianjin popular 'bite autumn'
In addition to "sticking autumn fat", Tianjin and other places are also popular for "biting autumn". It is believed that eating melons at the beginning of autumn can avoid diarrhea in winter and spring. There is such a record in Zhang Tao's Jinmen miscellany of the Qing Dynasty: eating melon at the beginning of autumn is called biting autumn, which can avoid diarrhea. "In the Qing Dynasty, people put melons, steamed preserved eggplant and fragrant glutinous soup in the yard one day before the beginning of autumn to dry for one night, and eat them on the day of the beginning of autumn, in order to clear away the heat and avoid diarrhea.
6. Sichuan drinks' autumn water '
In the East and west of Sichuan, it is also popular to drink "liqiushui", that is, at the beginning of the autumn, the whole family drinks one cup each, which is said to eliminate the accumulation of summer heat and prevent stomach trouble in autumn.
7. Taiwan eat longan meat
According to the general history of Taiwan, a day before the beginning of autumn in the old days of Taiwan, there was a department of Henan to shape spring cattle, which was placed outside the eastern suburbs, until the end of the day, called Yingchun. Men's and women's clothing, fragrance fan shadow, miscellaneous noise full of road. When a spring cow passes by, children struggle to touch its ears or whip its body, which is called blessedness. Welcome spring as in the beginning of the year, especially hot, as if the scene of peace. '
What traditional food will you eat in autumn 2018
1、 Eat watermelon
All over Jiangsu, there is a custom of eating watermelon in autumn, which is called "nibbling autumn". On the day of the beginning of autumn, it is often the last time to eat watermelon in the year. People think that after the beginning of autumn, sooner or later, the climate will cool down, and eating cool things will have an impact on the stomach and intestines, so they will not eat watermelon after the beginning of autumn.
2. Eat autumn peach
At the beginning of autumn, adults and children should eat autumn peaches, one for each. After eating, keep the kernel. By the end of the year, the peaches will be thrown into the stove and burned to ashes, which is believed to be able to get rid of the plague for a year.
3. Eat cool cake
In the hearts of Jinhua citizens, it is an essential traditional custom to eat watermelon and cool cake in autumn. What is a cool cake? It is made of sweet potato starch and poured into a bowl. Stay the next morning and get together. It looks like a round and clear white jade, then it is cut into small pieces, sprinkled with sugar, vinegar and mint, cool and refreshing, sour and sweet.
4. Eat 'Fuyuan'
The solar term of the beginning of autumn is the prosperous period of longan in Taiwan. People believe that if they eat longan meat, their descendants will be great officials, and longan is also known as "Fuyuan", so there is a common saying: eat Fuyuan, give birth to children, and give birth to grandchildren.
5. Eating adzuki bean
Since the Tang and Song Dynasties, and in the beginning of autumn, we must use well water to take small red beans. Take seven to fourteen small red beans and swallow them with well water. When you take them, face west. It's said that you can avoid diarrhea in one autumn.
6. Eat 'dregs'
Laixi District of Shandong Province is popular for eating "dregs" in the beginning of autumn, a kind of small tofu made of bean paste and green vegetables, and the saying "eating dregs in the beginning of autumn, adults and children don't vomit or pull". Autumn is a high incidence period of gastrointestinal diseases, and customs in many areas have the meaning of treating diseases and requesting one-year health. Sichuan and Shandong are typical representatives of such customs.
7. Weighing people by hanging scales
In the Qing Dynasty, Jiaxing folk used to weigh children by hanging scales on that day, and then compared their weight with that of the beginning of summer to test their weight loss, which was called "bitter summer". At that time, people thought that when they were already thin, they needed 'toning', which is commonly known as' sticking autumn fat 'at the beginning of autumn.
8. Stick autumn fat
There is a folk saying: start autumn, stick autumn fat, winter to spring to good health. It is said that in the future, people should eat more meat to make up for the deficiency caused by bad appetite and sweating in the dog days and improve their immunity. However, many netizens have indicated that life is no better than in the early years. They have eaten well in the ordinary days and pay attention to maintenance in the summer, so they do not need special food supplements on the day of the beginning of autumn.
9. Standing loach
Wuxi people also have a funny saying, that is, meeting with liloach on the day of Liqiu. If there is strong wind and heavy rain in autumn, loach in rice field will stand straight in the water. So every autumn, the experienced old Wuxi people will catch a loach and put it in the water, and guess whether there will be strong wind and heavy rain in this autumn.
10. Eat dumplings
Of course, Shenyang has to "grab autumn fat" to make dumplings (eating cucumbers will get thinner and thinner, eating eggplant will get fatter and fatter). There is a saying in the Northeast: it's better to lie down and eat dumplings. Beginning of autumn is usually eating dumplings or steamed buns. It's often called "fighting for autumn fat". I snatch a dumpling from your bowl. In autumn, I can be strong and make up for the oil and water lost in summer.
11. Weighing water
Before, people in Suqian used to fill containers with water before and after the beginning of autumn. The size of the containers was the same, and then they weighed them. If the installed water weight before the beginning of autumn indicates the weight of water, then there will be less rain in autumn. If the water is heavy after the beginning of autumn, there will be more rain in autumn, which may constitute autumn waterlogging. In Huai'an, fishermen on the lake also have the habit of calling water in the beginning of autumn. According to the water quality, they estimate the rise and fall of autumn water. The heavy water is an ominous omen. In the old days, the autumn water rose and sold fishing nets.
12. Eat eggs
In addition, on the day of the beginning of autumn, there are other customs such as eating eggs and peaches in other regions of China. The egg, the nature is flat, fills the vital energy deficiency, has the calming mind nourishing function. Eggs are irrelevant. It is suitable for infants, pregnant women, puerperas and patients, but it is not suitable to eat more than one or two eggs a day.