Not every country celebrates the new year on January 1. It begins on February 16 for the Chinese. In 2018, they celebrate the Year of the Dog. Along with lavish decorations, parades, and gift exchanges, Chinese New Year features traditional foods for "good luck".
In this turnip cake recipe, a delicious mixture of turnips, shrimp, mushrooms and sausage is fitted into a cake pan and steamed until firm. The steamed cake is then sliced thickly into squares and pan-fried until crisp on the outside.
These spring rolls are filled with marinated ground pork sautéed along with cabbage, carrots, bamboo shoots, shiitake mushrooms and green onions. These spring rolls look so pretty on a plate if you are looking for gorgeous and delicious side recipes for a dinner party. Making 50 spring rolls the recipe is enough to feed a crowd.
The sweet rice balls, also known as “Nuomici” is a Chinese pastry. The starring ingredient here is the glutinous rice that Chinese often use in their festive foods. If you are looking for easy recipes for the beginners, you must give it a try. As all you need is mixing up the ingredients, steam and then make balls.
About Chef Robert
My food philosophy is simple; food should be a feast of all five senses. Meals should be based on simple, tasty and smart recipes that are easy to follow. Instead of serving processed junk, I prefer to use fresh & seasonal ingredients. I gravitate towards all cuisines that are BIG on flavor. By cooking at home, we can all eat healthier and save money.