When it comes to Chinese New Year, there are a few things that immediately spring to mind: Family reunions, hot pot dinners, red packets (ang pao) and of course, the green light to snack non-stop.
Filled with a multitude of pastries, cookies and sweet treats galore, no Chinese New Year celebration is complete without festive goodies. Period. Time to start stocking up, but in case you don’t know where to start, here is our list of 10 Chinese New Year Snacks that every Chinese household should have in 2019.
Spice Brasserie at PARKROYAL On Kitchener Road celebrates the arrival of the Lunar New Year with an array of mouth-watering auspicious delights where you can expect Chinese New Year classics as well as Nyonya flavours all in one place.
Known for their crabs, Executive Chef Kelvin Chuah and his team have created an extensive line-up with a Peranakan twist that features the Lucky Fortune Set which will be served right at your table for dinner buffet on 15, 16 and 17 February 2018. This luxurious set includes Salmon Yu Sheng, Baked Sea Scallop With Mushroom Cheese, Braised Abalone with Duck Feet, Braised Sea Cucumber With Roasted Pork and Nanas Lemak Lobster as well as free flow soft drinks.
On top of the amazing spread, diners can also find Chinese New Year specials such as the Steamed Seabass Fillet with Nyonya Sauce, Stir-fried Seafood with Yam Basket, Steamed Lotus Rice with Yam and Chinese Sausages and Traditional Nian Gao with Peanut.
Simply quote ‘ladyironchef’ upon making your reservations to enjoy 20% off Spice Brasserie’s mouth-watering lunch and dinner buffets.
You will be delighted to know that while most restaurants are unavailable during the Lunar New Year, Spice Brasserie will be operating as per normal.
With less than a month to go before Chinese New Year, we bet you are just as thrilled about this festive season as much as we are! There’s nothing quite like gathering around the family table for a wholesome feast.
Having a home party and not sure where to start? When it comes to buffet catering, there are extensive options on FoodLine where you can order from more than 250 caterers with over 4,000 menus. You can easily filter your options by selecting a preferred cuisine and budget or even right down to the specific number of diners.
If you are looking for a Chinese New Year Buffet Catering with a lovely set up to go with the line-up of food, this comprehensive food portal is the go-to catering site for the best CNY catering. FoodLine also offers a myraid of Chinese New Year Catering where you can find ala carte Yu Sheng, Pen Cai and even a 5-course party box to go: you can rest assure that your festive gatherings will be covered this lunar new year.
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One of the most highly anticipated festivals for the Chinese has to be the annual Chinese New Year. Based on the lunar calendar, the festival falls on the first day of the first month which is unlike the international New Year, and it differs every year.
Chinese New Year is the time when families get together, and for foreigners who make use of this holiday to travel back to their hometown for a family reunion. An important aspect of this festivity is also its traditions which have been kept for many generations.
If you have always been curious about the significance of spring cleaning and why are we told by our parents to stay up past midnight on the Eve of Chinese New Year, let us share with you 7 Chinese New Year Traditions And Their Significance. READ ON
Is it your turn to host lunar dinner this Chinese New year or are you thinking of bringing an auspicious gift along when you go for your house visits? While we prep for all the upcoming parties, the common “problem” is—what should we cook/ buy?
Well, not everyone is made for the kitchen and we know how much hassle it is to whip up an entire dinner or even just a dish for pot-luck. This is when takeaways save us.
Enjoy a fuss-free lunar celebration with Chinese New Year takeaways from Grand Hyatt Singapore’s shop at mezza9 from now until 11 Feb 2017. Toss to a greater year with yu sheng takeaways (S$51.35 nett) and munch on a wide array of homemade cookies, tarts and other festive delights. These lunar goodies are so beautifully packaged, they would surely be befitting for all your house parties. READ ON
Two more weeks to Chinese New Year and Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) is all prepped and ready to ring in the new year with good fortune. As part of the Lunar celebrations, you can expect a whole line up of festivities, more than S$3,000,000 worth of prizes to be won and 8,888 lobsters will be served throughout Resorts World Sentosa’s huge variety of restaurants.
Now, we’re talking.
Be thrilled about sure-win prizes and a chance to win S$88,000 in cash, a brand new Citroën C4 Hatch, Poh Heng’s diamond jewellery sets and even a stay in the luxurious Ocean Suite with the Grand Lucky Draws* that will take place on 05 and 12 February 2017. Everyone will win a prize simply by spending S$100* (Mastercard® cardholders only need to spend S$80*) in a single receipt. Stand a chance to win RISIS golden eggs, Canon products, SilkAir air tickets and so much more!
Resorts World Sentosa is also treating you to amazing eats at their celebrity chef restaurants where reunion dinners are most befitting to be held at. There may be plenty of Lunar promotions out there, but this one at Resorts World Sentosa is pretty damn epic.
With Christmas barely over, many of us are still feeling guilty about the Christmas feasts we had indulged in. It certainly doesn’t help that the Chinese New Year festivities are starting slightly earlier this year, with it being held at the end of January.
The first few days are usually celebrated with an endless amount of sinful, yet delicious food and snacks. However, it is still possible to maintain your waistline without going on an extreme diet.
Here are 7 Simple Ways To Survive Chinese New Year Feasting.
With the Lunar New Year happening this month end, we bet you are just as excited about the festive season as much as we are! Some of the most important Lunar New Year traditions include the annual reunion dinners, gatherings with friends and definitely the festive feastings. And, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel has ingeniously come up with a multitude of ways to elevate your celebrations to new heights.
From 09 January to 11 February 2017, you and your loved ones can embrace the full splendour of the year of the Fire Rooster with resplendent Lunar New Year reunion specials, lavish takeaway goodies, buffets and symbolic treats!
Our readers can quote ‘ladyironchef’ and book the Chinese New Year Eve Set Menu before 15 January 2017 to enjoy 20% off (minimum of 6 pax).