Chinese New Year Infographic what to eat

Chinese New Year Recipes: What to eat if you want more money!

Chinese New Year begins Monday, February 8th! It’s the Year of the Monkey. Because the Chinese in particular are extremely superstitious, there are “rules” for what to do and eat (and NOT) to usher in the New Year and ward off bad spirits. (click for larger image) The specific recipes in the infographic are in my cookbook, Healthy Asian Favorites, …

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Pressure Cooker Chinese Sausage with Brown Rice

This Chinese recipe features some of the best dried and preserved Chinese ingredients: dried shrimp, Chinese sausage and dried mushrooms. Traditionally, this dish is made with white rice or sticky, glutinous rice. But we’re using brown rice to create a hearty, healthful dish with authentic Chinese flavors. You’ll learn how to buy, store and use each of these preserved ingredients, and use a pressure …

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Best Chinese Potsticker Dumplings

What you’ll learn in this recipe: Perfect potstickers from scratch – crisp bottoms that are not greasy, steamed filling that’s not soggy Step by step how to make Mom’s homemade wrappers with a bowl, spoon & rolling pin Loaded with tips from my Mom, who has been making potstickers from scratch for over 40 years How to Make the Best Potstickers The perfect …

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Chinese Steamed Buns

This Chinese Steamed Buns Recipe features: Simple dough that can be used for many different Chinese steamed buns Step by step photos to show you exactly how to make the buns How to prevent the buns from splitting apart too soon Tips to get your buns smooth, white and puffy A few weeks ago, my parents came to visit from the …

Vegetable Egg Rolls Recipe

Vegetable Spring Rolls Recipe (Egg Rolls)

This Sunday is Chinese New Year, the year of the s-s-s-snake! I haven’t fully researched what the forecast for the year will look like, but according to Chinese feng shui master, it’s best to wear a monkey around your neck to avoid getting bit by the snake. Here is a great infographic I created to show what to and not …