Ingredients (makes 8-10 Zongzi): 2.5 kilograms of glutinous rice 1 kilogram of salted pork (or red dates or bean paste if you belong to the Sweet Party) 8-10 salty duck egg yolks 40 reed leaves cotton thread to wrap the leaves Boil the reed leaves in water until they become soft. Brush the leaves for a while to make sure they are clean and put them aside.
Soak the glutinous rice in water for 2-3 hours until it becomes soft. Drain off the water and add in soy sauce or sugar in accordance to your preference.
Curl eight or 10 reed leaves into cones and fill them with glutinous rice and the prepared fillings. Wrap them into a pyramid shape using the other leaves and the cotton thread. Boil them for two hours and they will be ready to serve.