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Huat Kueh (Fortune Cake)

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The word “Huat” means “Fortune” and “Kueh” means “Cake” and of course, this cake is served during the Chinese New Year celebration. So most Chinese family in Southeast Asia like Singapore and Malaysia this cake will definitely View more

Ang Ku Kueh (Red Tortoise Cake)

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In the Chinese culture, Red is traditionally used as a symbol of “joy and happiness” whereas the tortoise symbolizes View more

Sweet & Sour Pork Spareribs

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Since the word “Sour” in Cantonese dialect sounds like the word for “Grandchildren” and they believe that serving this “Sweet & Sour” dish will helps View more

Red Bean Soup

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You’ll see red everywhere during the Chinese New Year celebration or any auspicious day in the Chinese calendar. Red color is a powerful symbol of

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Vegetables Spring Rolls

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Spring rolls are very totally different from Egg rolls as both the skin wrappers are different. As for the Spring roll skin is paper thin and fine while as the Egg roll skin is very thick View more

Chinese New Year Radish/Turnip Cake (Chhai-thau Gao)

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In Chinese “Chhai-thau”  (turnip/radish) is a homophone for “Good Fortune” and “Gao” mean cake or pudding and sounds the same as “rising”. So therefore, View more

Nian Gao (New Year Sticky Cake)

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This cake, Nian Gao is a must during the Chinese New Year Celebration. In Chinese, Nian Gao sounds like “getting higher year by year”. You will not find View more