An auspicious festival to kick start the new year ahead, Chinese New Year is a convivial period, adorning its streets with exuberant colors and sounds. It is also that time of the year where our favorite delicacies are ubiquitous sight on our dining tables.
Chinese New Year has always been an exciting period for us and today we share three popular dishes during this festive season.
Abalone Sliced Pen Cai
A scrumptious pot of premium delicacies filled to its brim, this popular dish Pen Cai or Poon Choi in Cantonese is a popular dish during the Lunar New Year. This pot of exuberant treasures, a symbolic of wealth, abundance and fortune is an auspicious dish over the festive season.
Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng
Yu Sheng, a raw fish salad is a must have during the Lunar New Year. The dish is tossed as high as possible while shouting the wishes for the coming year. It is believed to bring prosperity and luck never fails to bring joy and laughter to the convivial party.
Bun with Stewed Meat
A family favorite and a local delight, this bun with stewed meat also known as “Kong Rou Bao” can be savored as side dish or on its own. Its succulent meat wrapped in lettuce and soft bun, this hearty delight has been a timeless delight.