Broomcorn Rice, Tongliao
Peel broomcorn and then make them into cooked rice or porridge. When it is hot in summer, put the broomcorn rice into cool water in order to lower the temperature. This is called “Water Rice”. Wrap rice, green onion, cilantro, barbeque sauce and shredded meat with fresh Chinese cabbage leaves in fall; that is Vegetable Steamed Bun. Mix cowpea with the rice and cook them, referring to it as “cowpea cooked rice ”. Broomcorn is made into flour and Knead well to form dough. Then rub the dough on Gedou faceplate into the boiling water, forming “Gege Dou”.