Have you planned for the special food traditionally served during the upcoming Chinese New Year? If not, we have 3 recommended delicacies to add to your New Year’s menu.
Dumplings are always a popular food in Northern China and often find their way on the table during Spring Festival. Different cooking methods of cooking, such as boiling, frying and steaming can create dumplings with different tastes.
Sweet dumplings are often made of white sugar, rose, sesame, sweetened bean paste, nuts and date paste. Because of their round shape, sweet dumplings are always considered a symbol of a good reunion in Chinese culture.
A rice cake is mainly made of sticky rice. In the past, yellow and white rice cakes symbolizedgold and silver. Its pronunciation is similar to “live long” in Chinese, which gives “rice cake”another auspicious meaning.
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