Yesterday we talked a little about food ideas for a Chinese New Year celebration, and more information for planning a Chinese New Year party. Today I want to talk more about the food or menu.
Don’t forget you’re looking for whole foods, or that some foods hold special meanings for the celebration. Here are some ideas and links to great recipes to get you started planning a Chinese New Year menu:
Noodles represent a long life, just make sure you don’t cut them, eat them whole:
- Asian Flank Steak With Fried Chinese Noodles and Peppers from The Food Network
- Longevity Noodles from About.com
- Chinese New Year Egg Noodles from Fine Cooking
Clams and spring rolls symbolize wealth~
Whole fish represents togetherness and abundance~
We also have 8 Chinese dumpling recipes for your Chinese New Year celebration.