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Lucky Food for Chinese New Year

LUCKY FOODS FOR CHINESE NEW YEAR 2015 發 Round fruits For continuous prosperity and status. Preferred fruits are tangerines and Pomelos. Nian Gao A.k.a tikoy, Nian Gao means "getting higher year-on- by year". In Chinese people's minds, this means the higher you are, the luckier you are in life. Long noodles Long noodles = long life. Also, as much as possible, try not cutting the noodles when eating them. Jiaozi Traditional dumplings shaped like gold ingots. Legend has it that the more dumplings you eat during the New Year celebrations, the more money you can make in the New Year, Sweet cakes Serving desserts brings a sweet life for the whole family in the new year. Kai lan Leafy greens, such as Chinese broccoli, are served whole to wish a long life for parents. Whole fish In Chinese, "fish" sounds like 'surplus' or 'abundance'. It's important that the fish is served with the head and tail intact, to ensure a good start and finish and to avoid bad luck throughout the year." Jai A.k.a Buddha's Delight. This vegetarian dish is eaten because it's part of the Buddhist culture to cleanse yourself with vegetables. Ogourmet Sources: m/food-news/54874/10-good-kuck-foods-for-chinese-new-year year Society PHILIPPINES f GourmetSocietyPH @GourmetPH O GourmetSodietyPH

Lucky Food for Chinese New Year

shared by denwy8 on Feb 18
It's that time of the year again! The Chinese culture is full of tradition, symbolisms, and not a few superstitions. On Chinese New year, it is believed that if you eat certain kinds of food, you’l...


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