"Lucky" Chinese New Year's Eve are an important part of
to celebrate the Spring Festival.
After the start of spring – the perfect time for
have your new wishes come true!
And what better way to encourage happiness, prosperity and
health than enjoying "wonderful food" with family and
Here are the Top 8 prominent food labels for the Chinese new
Top 8 good math symbols for Chinese new
1. Hot tub
A steam hot tub (or Chinese fondue) with meat, seafood
and vegetables) is necessary.
Huo3 in the hot pot huo3 guo3 火锅 is the same word as huo3 in
hong2 huo3 红火 "prosperous and booming".
Another must have a dish if you want to experience abundance
in the new year.
Fish yu2 鱼 is the most popular dish served in Chinese
In Chinese fish is the same sound as "surplus" and
All fish are served in the Chinese New Year's Eve before the 19459003 return period.
Usually the fish is steamed.
It's good to let the bones and head and tail
This represents surplus / abundance and good start and
end of the new year.
Best served whole.
Shrimp xia1 虾 in Mandarin and have Cantonese sounds
as someone laughs.
Eat shrimp for happiness and ease.
4. Boiled dumplings
Chinese new year's tradition is to eat boiled dumplings.
These are shaped like rubber holes.
Dumplings jiao3 zi 饺子 sounds like jiao1 zi3 交 子 as
means an hour's transition to new year.
Here, in northern China, dumplings are filled with meat
eaten in the Chinese New Year to achieve good results and
wealthy in the new year.
Sometimes a coin is placed in single dumplings. The one who bites
will have plenty of wealth in the new year.
When dumplings and yellow noodles are cooked, they mean
"golden thread with old streets".
In eastern China, such as Shanghai, Hangzhou and
Suzhou are egg dumplings when they look like gold
Hao2 sounds like hao3 shi4 好事 which means "good
In southern China it is served with thin rice
6. Green Vegetables
For close family ties, serve some green.
Qing1 cai4 青菜 sounds like qing1 亲 as in Qin1 re 亲热 mea
"close / close"
7. Sticky rice cake
Nian2 gao1 年糕.
Nian2 means year and cake Gao1 sounds
like high Gao1 高.
By eating this roasted cake of rice and topping
with reddish days, it brings to a greater
prosperity and position in the new year.
Known as chang2 shou4 mian4 长, which means "longevity
Goodbye Good luck, prosperity, longevity,
Happiness and abundance – is the side of the Chinese way of life
Even more in Chinese New Year!
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