- Steamed pork dumplings - A recipe a former roommate brought back from China. This one gives the recipe for the bread-like wrapper, too.
- Pineapple tarts - A sweet favorite.
- Rui Tsai (Lucky Ten Ingredient Vegetables) - Many dishes signify luck on New Year; this is one of them.
- Turnip Cake (Law Bok Gow) - A traditional dish, served all year but especially at New Year.
- Kuih Bangkit, tapioca flour cookies - Looks chewy and melt-in-your-mouth, and made with tapioca and coconut milk. This is a traditional Malaysian treat.
- Peanut Cookies - Another traditional sweet.
- Tea Eggs - So pretty!
- Spicy Whole Fish - Eaten for good luck, usually at the end of the meal.
- Sesame Seed Balls - Filled with chocolate. An American twist on a New Year tradition.
- Chinese Jiaozi / Leeks and Pork Dumplings - One more dumpling. Leeks and pork are our favorite filling.
And don't forget our Blood Orange Jelly Smiles! What are you cooking and eating for Chinese New Year?
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