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Chinese New Year | Goodies season!

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Chinese New Year | Goodies season!

It is the time of the year for some Chinese New Year Shopping!

Christmas is over and here comes Chinese New Year where we have all the Chinese New Year goodies to feast on! 


PINEAPPLE TARTS
A must have for Chinese New Year! It is the only season where we are all especially in the mood for these tarts and they are available everywhere! Let me know if you have any good pineapple tarts to share. I love those with buttery crust! Yumm Yumm

BAK KWA
I love the square minced pork and the bacon type. If you have not tried the bacon type, you got to try it. Yes, I admit it is VERY sinful, but it is so deliciously good!  Just eat in moderate and you will be fine :)  

KUEH BANGKIT
Melt in your mouth goodness! It is sweet...it melts in our mouth... and we can't stop popping another one!  Tried and Tested! This recipe from bakewithpaws is definitely delicious. If you have some spare time this Chinese New Year, try making them yourself.

LOU HEI [YU SHENG]
Apart from all the new year goodies, one dish that we all looks forward to every year is the LO HEI!
The anatomy of yusheng | Illustration: Savid Gan
Adapted from: Hungrygowhere

Ever been in a situation where you are supposed to say the auspicious phrases during Lo Hei but you totally have no idea of it? Here is a guide to help you out. 

Here’s the simple step by step guide to make you look like a Lo Hei expert by infographics.sg: 

1. In goes the raw fish (生鱼, Sheng Yu)

年年有馀 “Nian Nian You Yu” symbolising abundance ‘excess’ through the new year

2. Put in the pomelo (柚子, You Zi)

大吉大利 “Da Ji Da Li” which means good fortunes and luck.

3. Sprinkle pepper & cinnamon powder (胡椒粉, Hu Jiao Fen)

招财进宝 “Zhao Cai Jin Bao” to attract more wealth and treasures. This step is a must for business lo hei.

4. Drizzle the oil  (油, You)

You can either use “财原广进 “Cai Yuan Guang Jin” or 一本万利 “Yi Ben Wan Li” while circling the ingredients with the oil to increase all profits 10,000 times and encouraging money to flow in from all directions. Thrill your bosses with this step!

5. Throw in the carrots (红萝卜, Hong Luo Bo)

鸿运当头 “Hong Yun Dang Tou” which means good luck is right at our doorsteps.

6. Put in the shredded green radish (青萝卜, Qing Luo Bo)

青春常驻 “Qing Chun Chang Zhu” for eternal youth. Good to let the ladies have a go at this one.

7. Now goes the shredded white radish (白萝卜, Bai Luo Bo)

风生水起 “Feng Sheng Shui Qi” and 步步高升 “Bu Bu Gao Sheng” which means prosperity in business and promotion at work. This is for all the minions at work.

8. Dust finely chopped peanuts (花生粉, Hua Sheng Fen)

金银满屋 “Jin yin man wu” symbolises a household filled with gold and silver. As an icon of longevity, peanuts also symbolise eternal youth.

9. Sprinkle sesame seeds over quickly (芝麻, Zhi Ma)

生意兴隆 “Sheng Yi Xing Long” for a flourishing business.

10. Throw in Golden Crackers (薄脆饼干, Bo Cui Bing Gan)

遍地黄金 “Bian Di Huang Jin” for hope of riches that literally fill the whole floor with gold.

11. In flows the plum sauce (酸梅酱, Suan Mei Jiang)

甜甜蜜蜜 “Tian Tian Mi Mi” for sweet and loving relationships for everyone

12. Toss The Yusheng 

Shout 发啊 “Huat Ah” and toss the salad for an auspicious 7 times for great luck and wealth in the new year.

Adapted from: http://www.aspirantsg.com/

 

Alrighty! Off with the food! Celebrate this Chinese New Year with us! From now till 31 January 2017, shop with us at LOVFLAUNT and get rewarded!

Purchase any 2 items and get 20% off the 3rd piece OR purchase any 4 items and get 1 FREE item of your choice! We throw in another 5% off on top of the above! The more you buy the more you save. Start shopping now!

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