By TraNews Reporter
Taiwan(TraNews) – Xinshe Township in Taichung possess excellent geographic condition and pleasant climate. Therefore, the place has produced plenty of farming products. Bitter gourd is one of them. Chungchitao is called to be the vegetable kingdom for the farmers in here plants the best quality of bitter gourd.
When the rain season comes, the farmers find out that most of the sprouts drown in the pouring rain. However, the loofah besides are totally fine. As a result, the farmers place the sprouts of bitter gourds on loofah. The new technique becomes a hit then is used all over Taiwan.
Chung Yung-chai has been planting bitter gourd for more than 10 years. He indicated that pearl bitter gourd is green and has tubercular-like surface. This species of bitter gourd is rather bitter and is perfect to stir-fried with salty egg. Being a farmer means you work according to the weather of the day. There is a lot of hard work. He further said that he has to get up at 5 in the morning and work until noon. Then again work from 2 to 6 in the afternoon. There aren’t a lot of complicated procedures of planting the bitter gourd. All you have to notice is to straighten the stems of the bitter gourd.
Each if the bitter gourd is a story about the farmer. Having a table of delicacies might be a thrilling thing, but don’t forget about how the farmers have put effort and sweated under the sun.