Dumplings are a kind of stuffed food with noodles as skin, which is a more traditional food in northern China. It is called flat food in some places. Common are dumplings, steamed dumplings, and fried dumplings. People in northern China celebrate the Spring Festival without dumplings. Chinese New Year's Eve makes dumplings. It starts to eat at midnight. The dumplings on the fifteenth day of the lunar calendar are also called reunion dumplings, because this day is the first full moon after the lunar new year. In addition, there is the saying of "winter solstice dumplings and summer solstice noodles", and dumplings are eaten in winter solstice in many places in northern China. Dumplings are also common in southern China. But the biggest difference compared to the North is that dumplings may be made into rice noodles in the south (grinding rice into flour to make dumplings). And dumplings are just an ordinary food in the south.