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Super Crispy Salted Egg Prawns for Chinese New Year

Salted Egg Prawns is one of the most delicious and auspicious dish for Chinese New Year.I like that the word ‘prawns’ in the Chinese language sounds like our laugher (ha-ha), symbolising happiness. Among other prawns recipes, …

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Fish Maw Soup For Chinese New Year – 8 ingredients

Fish Maw Soup is normally served during special occasion such as Chinese New Year. Some of the ingredients (such as fish maw and scallops) are considered as delicacies, and high-grade ones can be expensive. I …

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Osmanthus and Wolfberry Jelly (4 ingredients)

What’s better than cookies on a hot and humid Chinese New Year? We would say chilled jelly straight from the fridge. It’s so refreshing and goes well with drier snacks like biscuits. One Chinese New …

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Easy Imitation Shark Fin Soup – 30 Min

Chinese New Year, to me, always involves some kind of sharks fin soup – real or imitation. My late grandmother adored decadence. Every Chinese New Year, she would have a dozen of fresh chickens from …

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LUNAR SHOPPING: 18 auspicious home decor

Prepare to usher in the year of the ram with these auspicious decorations in red and gold. 1. Ram chopstick & rest Royal Selangor Pewter RM 190 2. Weaved and woven round basket Aino Living …

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RECIPE: Simple tong yuen with gula melaka (2 Ingredients, 15 minutes)

Tong yuen (stick rice balls) is typically served during Lantern festival and sometimes during Lunar New Year. Last festival, we suggested a shortcut – by using frozen glutinous rice balls – which only took 30 …

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5 things to do with mandarin oranges

Every Chinese New Year, our house will be filled with heaps of mandarin oranges. They symbolise fortune and abundance. The more we give them away, the more we seem to receive! If you love the …

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Glutinous rice balls in ginger soup (4 ingredients, 30 minutes)

Chinese reunion dinner is the most important dinner for those who celebrates lunar new year. We gather with our family to welcome the new year with a huge feast. All dishes should sound auspicious, such …

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10 vegetarian dishes for Chinese New Year

It is a norm of many families to maintain a vegetarian diet on the first day of Chinese New Year. The custom is followed so diligently that after many generation, many do not understand the …

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15 decor and food ideas for a horse themed party

According to the Chinese calendar, 2014 is the year of the horse. While searching for inspiration to decorate the house this lunar new year, we found some beautiful decor idea for a horse-themed party. 1. …

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Chinese New Year Cookies in Malaysia (delivery)

Lunar new year is near. Many of us will be having friends and family over. Have you bought cookies to serve  your guest? If you’re busy, you can order them online and have them delivered …

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How to make aromatherapy candle from a mandarin orange

On the first day of Chinese New Year, we showed you how to peel an orange without ruining your manicure. Today, let us show you how you can turn your mandarin orange into a candle! …

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