90后女孩直播林中生活 Young woman livestreams her life in the woods - China Plus

90后女孩直播林中生活 Young woman livestreams her life in the woods

Gao Huiying China Plus/China Daily Published: 2018-06-08 15:49:45
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Zhang Fang cooks beside a brook in Shiquan county, Ankang city, Shaanxi province, June 4, 2018. [Photo/VCG]

Zhang Fang cooks beside a brook in Shiquan county, Ankang city, Shaanxi province, June 4, 2018. [Photo/VCG]

Zhang Fang(张芳), a woman of the post-1990 generation, has attracted(吸引) hundreds of thousands of(成千上万) followers on social media within several months by livestreaming(直播) herself cooking(做) local dishes(当地菜) in traditional Chinese clothes in the woods(树林) of Shiquan county, Shaanxi province.

Zhang uses a wood-burning stove to make rice with potatoes, creating a taste of her childhood. [Photo/VCG]

Zhang uses a wood-burning stove to make rice with potatoes, creating a taste of her childhood. [Photo/VCG]

Gained a fame in the name of "Qianqian(芊芊)" online, she now can earn 20,000 yuan ($3,129) through the livestream in one month.

Zhang washes kitchen ware in the brook. [Photo/VCG]

Zhang washes kitchen ware in the brook. [Photo/VCG]

She lives in a small thatched cottage(茅屋) by a brook(小溪) and grows vegetables(种菜) on the surrounding land, creating a pastoral backdrop for her livestream.

The thatched cottage is built by a small river in the woods. [Photo/VCG]

The thatched cottage is built by a small river in the woods. [Photo/VCG]

Zhang is from Shiquan(石泉), a small county by Hanjiang River, Shaanxi province. She returned home and now presents local dishes to the public in her own unique way, while her peers are flocking to megacities like Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.

Cured meat, known in Chinese as larou, is one of Zhang's favorite local dishes. [Photo/VCG]

Cured meat, known in Chinese as larou, is one of Zhang's favorite local dishes. [Photo/VCG]

She loves delicious food(美食) and traditional Chinese costumes(古装), so it is a pleasure for her to cook in a natural(自然的) environment(环境) while wearing(穿) these clothes(衣服).

Zhang raises several doves and two dogs at her home. [Photo/VCG]

Zhang raises several doves and two dogs at her home. [Photo/VCG]

词汇 Words:

[xī yǐn] 吸引 attract
[chéngqiān shàngwàn] 成千上万 hundreds of thousands of
[zhí bō] 直播 livestream
[zuò cài] 做菜 cook dishes
[zhòng cài] 种菜 grow vegetable
[měi shí] 美食 delicious food
[chuān] 穿 wear
[yī fu] 衣服 clothes 

重点词汇 Key word:

播 <动词 v.> 

  • Seed; sow
    E.g. Tā zài bōzhǒng。
    他在播种。
    He is sowing seeds.

  • Broadcast; telecast; spread
    E.g. Zhōuwǔ bōchū dì yī jí。
    周五播出第一集。
    The first episode goes out on Friday.

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