A guide to making your own Chinese New Year Candy Box (Tray of Togetherness) and the significance of each treat placed in there.
Winter Melon Soup (Tong Kua Tong) is a soothing and nutritious soup with cooling properties. Perfect on a warm day but just as comforting on a cool day.
Chinese Leeks Sausage Stir Fry – a fragrant and garlicky stir fry delicious served with steamed rice. Quick and easy to prepare.
Diced Preserved Radish Long Beans Stir Fry (Chai Poh Tao) – a medley of diced vegetables with a sweet salty flavor that goes well with plain congee.
Preserved Radish Omelet (Chai Poh Nooi) is a favorite Hokkien side dish usually eaten with plain congee. Only 4 ingredients and just minutes to prepare.
Sweet Potato Congee is a Hokkien staple consisting of plain rice porridge and tender sweet potatoes. Usually eaten with side dishes and condiments.
A leaner Hakka Kau Yoke (Steamed Pork with Taro) using tender sirloin roast instead of pork belly. Much faster to cook and just as tasty.
Make Steamed Plain Rice Cake with the perfect texture using only 3 ingredients for Char Koay Kak (Fried Rice Cake), a popular Penang street food.
Hor Yip Fan is a combination of rice, Chinese sausage, mushrooms, and other goodies wrapped in lotus leaf. This fragrant and delicious rice is usually served at the end of a wedding feast or festival dinner.
These super yummy Lobak (Five-Spice Meat Rolls) are made with beancurd sheets, pork tenderloin, and spices. They are deliciously crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Also very easy to prepare.
Make this special Steamed Stuffed Winter Melon Soup the centerpiece of your table spread for a family reunion or gathering. It is exciting and super delicious!
These Baked Spring Rolls filled with jicama, carrots, cabbage, and ground pork are just as delicious as their deep fried counterpart. They are crispy too!
Quick and easy Curry Shrimp Fried Rice with egg and mixed vegetables. This curried flavored fried rice is so tasty and takes only 15 minutes to prepare.
These deliciously tender Slow Cooker Boiled Peanuts are super easy to prepare. Simply set it and allow the slow cooker to do its job.