2022 / People / Culture (Non-Pro)

Steamed Kueh Celebrating Reunion

  • Photographer
    Chin-Fa Tzeng

In Taiwan, there are many festivals and gods celebrations every year. The Taiwanese pronunciation of Kueh is the same as wealth. Therefore, during festivals, people will cook kueh for peace and prosperity. The Festival is also an important time for a family reunion. At this time, family members who work far away will return home to worship their ancestors and gather together to eat rice dumplings and kueh. In the low-light kitchen environment, photographing the hard work and joy of women cooking kueh. It is a kind of traditional Taiwanese warmth and happiness that steamed kueh wants to convey.