chinese new year

Chinese food

Haggis and Chow Mein Collide at Seattle's Gung Haggis Fat Choy

The annual dinner celebrates Chinese New Year and Burns Night, both of which tend to fall around the same time.
C. E. Bick
3.12.19
Vegan

The Origins of Fake Meat Are Rooted in Chinese Cooking

Seitan “chicken” burgers and vegan sausage rolls may seem like a recent phenomenon, but meat substitute dishes date back to Medieval China.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
2.5.19
chinese new year

The ‘Tray of Togetherness’ Is a Lucky Dip of Sweets, Nuts, and Good Fortune

Traditionally shared with family at Chinese New Year, the Tray of Togetherness is a platter divided into either six or eight compartments that hold symbolic candies, fruits, nuts, and coins.
Angela Hui
2.16.18
chinese new year

These Sticky Sweet Dumplings Are a Chinese New Year Essential

Tang yuan are glutinous rice balls flavoured with brightly coloured matcha or beetroot, and served in a syrupy broth.
Angela Hui
2.16.18
Chinese food

Making Nian Gao with My Mum and a Masterchef Contestant

I've always loved nian gao—the steamed rice cake traditionally eaten at Chinese New Year—but have never attempted to make it. With some help from chef Ping Coombes (and my mum), I decided to give it a go.
Angela Hui
5.15.17
Instagram

This Week in Food Porn: Chinese New Year Special

Grab yourselves a hot pot and take a scroll through the best Chinese New Year food uploaded to Instagram this week.
Nell Frizzell
1.28.17
chinese new year

Why Eating Tonnes of Dumplings Makes for a Lucky Chinese New Year

In Chinese cuisine, dumplings are believed to bring good fortune, as they look like gold ingots. “More is generally better as a rule of thumb,” says London Chinese chef Andrew Wong.
Sophie Missing
1.28.17
Art

Cock-a-Doodle-Doo! It's the Year of the Rooster | GIF Six-Pack

It's only right that an obnoxious, aggressive male animal with bad hair is emblematic of 2017.
Beckett Mufson
1.27.17
Chinese cooking

This Chinese New Year Feast Is ‘Fusion Food’ Like You’ve Never Seen Before

When Zijun Meng and Ana Gonçalves of London Asian restaurant Ta Ta Eatery invited Portuguese, Canadian, and Hong Kong chefs to ring in the Year of the Rooster, it resulted in an eclectic nine-course banquet.
Johanna Derry
1.27.17
Art

Step Inside a Multicolored Wonderland of Handmade Chinese Lanterns

Light installations, including a dragon over 200' in length, featuring thousands of LEDs, illuminate a London park.
Kevin Holmes
2.29.16
year of the monkey

How Football Ushered in the Year of the Monkey

The likes of Man City, Barcelona and Man United celebrated Chinese New Year on social media. We've taken a look at a few efforts to see who's winning the battle for Chinese fans' hearts.
Joe Hamson
2.9.16
Art

Thousands of Origami Horses Form an 11' Tall Hanging Goat Sculpture

Belgian designer Charles Kaisin rings in the Year of the Goat with a massive folded-paper installation in Hong Kong.
Beckett Mufson
2.16.15
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