Our Chinese New Year 2020 celebration ushering in a new 12 year cycle. We greet the Metal Rat with our traditional New Year’s Day Loh Hon Chai breakfast.
Loh Hon Chai (Braised Mixed Vegetables) is a vegetarian dish usually served on the first day of the Chinese New Year. Lots of ingredients and super tasty.
Pandan infused coconut sugar syrup and banana leaves give this Nian Gao (Tikoy/New Year Cake) its fragrance. Long steaming is made easy in slow cooker.
These fragrant and delicious Kuih Loyang (Rosettes/Honeycomb Cookies) are a real treat. They are ultra thin, super crispy, and easy to prepare.
This Dried Orange Agar-agar is an easy to prepare crystallized orange flavored jelly. It has a sandy texture and is best savored in small pieces.
Dried Rose Agar-agar – a delightedly sweet and fragrant rose scented crystallized jelly usually served during the Chinese New Year. A treat from yesteryear!
This tender crisp blanched baby Gai Lan (Chinese Broccoli) with Oyster Sauce is a dish served regularly at the dinner table. Very quick and easy to prepare.
A guide to making your own Chinese New Year Candy Box (Tray of Togetherness) and the significance of each treat placed in there.
Chinese Leeks Sausage Stir Fry – a fragrant and garlicky stir fry delicious served with steamed rice. Quick and easy to prepare.
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 petite Kuih Bangkit Sago and Tapioca Flours have a lighter texture while still holding its shape. It has a nice crunch and great flavor.
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!