Jiaozi(also called dumplings) is a kink of food with (meat and vegetable) fillings and dough skin. It is quite a traditional food in northern China, where Jiaozi is absolutely necessary duiring the Spring Festival. It is very popular among Chinese Hart people and it is said that Jiaozi was first invented by Zhang Zhongjing, a famous practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine in ancient China.Jiao zi has a very long history and its development has undergone a gradual process. As the Spring Festival marks the start of a Lunar New Year, people choose to eat Jiaozi to express their best wishes for the new year and yearn for a better life.Although times have changed,the radition has remained.Jiaozi plays an important role in Chinese food culture.
译点精析： 1. 必不可少： absolutely necessary. 2. 深受汉族人民的喜爱： is very popular among Chinese Han people, "受......喜爱"常用be popular among.....表达。汉族人民，Chinese Han people。 3、相传：it is said that，这是个常用句型，可用来表达“所说，相传”。 4、保留了下来： remain。 5、占有重要的地位：可译为 play an important role 或 play an important part。