Restoration of lychee wine from 1300 years ago, ancient palace traditional cuisine Chinese sweets dragonbeard, non-stick egg pudding, all of these classic Chinese cuisines making are from the Chinese blogger Jiu Yue / Jiang Xun Qian's videos.
Not only traditional cuisine, but also Chinese crafts such as paper kites, fish lanterns, and whisking tea are the subjects of her videos, and she is also the initiator of the previously popular sugar painting challenge.
Focusing on traditional cuisine and crafts
"A steed that raised red dust won the fair mistress' smiles; how many steeds that brought litchi died on the run!"
1,300 years ago, the Tang Dynasty's Yang Guifei loved lychee wine very much, and it has also made generations of people yearn for it. What is the taste of lychee wine that made Yang Guifei drunk?
The blogger Jiang Xun Qian uses traditional techniques to recreate the taste from the Tang Dynasty, she also put on an opera costume and staged the song "Drunkened Concubine".
Not only the lychee wine with the flavor of the Tang Dynasty, Jiang Xun Qian was also made fine as hair Chinese sweets dragon beard, and non-stick egg pudding. All are handmade, restoring the ancient flavor, and she shows the ancient temperament when enjoying the food.
Although as a traditional cuisine blogger, Jiang Xun Qian's talent is not only in food production, she also works in traditional arts. The fish lantern, a popular item at the ancient lantern festival, is restored step by step from design, bamboo weaving, and paper gluing by Jiang Xun Qian, showing a sense of spirituality and jumping. With the addition of hanfu, she like the ancient beauty coming out of the paintings.
There are also fragrances made of dried flowers, handmade honey soap, etc. Even the whisking tea in the drama "A Dream of Splendor", she can also be elegantly restored, giving you a sense of the atmosphere of the great Song Dynasty elegance.
Anyone who has seen Jiang Xun Qian's videos can't help but exclaim: if she lived in ancient times, she must be a talented girl.
She is always looking for the beauty of the world
Jiang Xun Qian is a post-95 Hunan girl who now lives in Guangzhou. Since 2019, she has been releasing videos on the social platform, and has gained millions of fans with her healing food and beauty productions.
In addition to being a video blogger, Jiang Xun Qian is also a game concept designer. She has been studying drawing since she was a child, and although she didn't get into the ideal college, she never gave up her pursuit of art. After working for a year at Seasun Studio, a company that developed the Sword Art Online 3 game, she became a freelance game concept designer.
At first Jiang Xun Qian just irregularly shared the daily cooking video, and then because of the epidemic, she shot more videos. Among the many videos of Jiang Xun Qian, the most outstanding is her sugar painting production. A video of her "sugar painting relay challenge" has gained her more than 1 million followers and has received a lot of media coverage.
In the video, Jiang Xun Qian holds a copper spoon in her hand, skillfully pours sugar syrup, deftly grasps the direction of the syrup, and in a short time draws a delicate and chic three-dimensional lantern. Not only the lanterns, but also the lifelike praying mantis and the phoenix, each sugar painting work is praised.
Jiang Xuan Qian once said in an interview about her original intention of making sugar painting: "Sugar painting, which can be seen everywhere as a child, is now very rare, and this wonderful traditional Chinese art is declining. I don't want the art of sugar painting to decline, and by using this form to refresh people's memory and using the internet to spread sugar painting more widely, there will be more young people to pass it on."
At the beginning, Jiang Xun Qian knew nothing about sugar painting, but after learning from the master for two months, she mastered the skills. For launching the sugar painting challenge, Jiang Xuan Qian thinks: "Heritage is not a matter of one person, but of a group of people, and hopes to use the form of sugar painting to evoke the memories of more people."
Seeing more and more people love sugar painting and try it, Jiang Xun Qian feels more motivated to continue this work. "Originally, sugar painting was to pass on traditional Chinese skills, and when I made this video, I suddenly felt that sugar painting can express more ideas than I thought."
With warm atmosphere, the ancient charm of the set, and soft voice, Jiang Xun Qian's videos have infected and healed countless people with her unique aesthetics. "In the future, I want to go do more meaningful things, make more new attempts, and explore the beauty of the world with my fans."
This ambition is being transmitted to netizens through her videos in a steady stream.