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Chinese New Year Feast

Chinese New Year Feast

| February 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

February 14, 2010. Doily valentines, conversation hearts, and sugar-coated smooches, step aside. This year, you’ll have to share the spotlight with the Tiger. On New Year’s Eve, Asian families all over the world will be celebrating with a dinner feast full of dishes that will bring good luck and prosperity into the new year.

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Chinese White Cut Chicken with Ginger-Scallion Oil

Chinese White Cut Chicken with Ginger-Scallion Oil

| January 13, 2010 | 5 Comments

You see this dish at a lot of Chinese wedding banquets or New Year celebrations. As is customary for many Chinese foods, there is a special symbolism to this dish. The white chicken symbolizes happiness and purity, and if it is served whole, it symbolizes family as well.

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Misfortune Cookies: Your Fate is Sealed.

Misfortune Cookies: Your Fate is Sealed.

| January 30, 2009 | 2 Comments

Gung Hay Fat Choy, everyone.

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Roughly translated from Chinese, Gung Hay Fat Choy means “best wishes and congratulations.” In other words, Happy Chinese New Year.

But that seems just a little too chipper for my tastes.

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