TOKYO-2020 People / Culture

Steamed Red Tortoise Cake

  • Prize
    Silver in People/Culture
  • Photographer
    Lilin Chen
  • Technical Info
    Canon 1dx ,canon 24-70 Lens
  • Photo Date

Red tortoise cakes are also prepared for occasions that are culturally important to the Chinese such as a newborn baby's first month or birthdays of the elderly. Eating red tortoise cakes during these times is meant to represent blessings for the child and longevity for the elderly.