Spring Festival 2007 02/18/07

Our last Spring Festival in China (for a while anyway).
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Spring Festival 2007-001 Sticky rice meatball raw material.
1 Sticky rice meatball raw material.
Spring Festival 2007-003 Zhang family making meatballs.
2 Zhang family making meatballs.
Spring Festival 2007-009 Gary making the perfect meatball. Notice the oily hands, the rice would stick otherwise.
3 Gary making the perfect meatball. Notice the oily hands, the rice would stick otherwise.
Spring Festival 2007-010 A few of the 200+ meatballs ready for frying.
4 A few of the 200+ meatballs ready for frying.
Spring Festival 2007-011 Hanhan's mom is the master cook of the operation.
5 Hanhan's mom is the master cook of the operation.
Spring Festival 2007-012 Golden brown, hot, and crisp! We ate about 50 as they came out of the pan.
6 Golden brown, hot, and crisp! We ate about 50 as they came out of the pan.
Spring Festival 2007-014 Hanhan with the dumpling wrapper dough.
7 Hanhan with the dumpling wrapper dough.
Spring Festival 2007-016 Hanhan and her dad making the dumplings. He rolls the wrapper, she stuffs and seals them.
8 Hanhan and her dad making the dumplings. He rolls the wrapper, she stuffs and seals them.
Spring Festival 2007-017 Would you buy fireworks from this man? We would!
9 Would you buy fireworks from this man? We would!
Spring Festival 2007-018 A view down the street, everyone is getting ready for the big day and fruit is a 'must have' item.
10 A view down the street, everyone is getting ready for the big day and fruit is a 'must have' item.