The Year Of The Metal Ox: 10 Luxurious Offerings To Celebrate The Lunar New Year

The Year Of The Metal Ox: 10 Luxurious Offerings To Celebrate The Lunar New Year

As we welcome the year of the Ox there have been a plethora of different dishes and desserts to help you celebrate this auspicious occasion. We have picked a variety of luxurious offerings that are not your run-of-the-mill selection, from foie gras claypot rice to the tastiest XO sauce we have come across. Here’s 10 of our favourites pick’s so read on to find out why we like them. Continue reading →
Fortune In Hong Kong Virtual Tour

Fortune In Hong Kong Virtual Tour

The Hong Kong Tourism Board recently conducted a virtual tour in conjunction with the Lunar New Year, with an education on a variety of auspicious traditions for the festive season. The virtual tour included visits to temples for rituals on how to better your luck, feng shui tips, how to write fai chun and also Chinese New Year snacks to buy. Continue reading →
A Tale of Two Pineapple Pastries: Malaysian vs Taiwanese 

A Tale of Two Pineapple Pastries: Malaysian vs Taiwanese 

In these unprecedented times, the chances of celebrating the Chinese “Niu” Year at home is more likely, but that should not hinder us from grabbing hold of our favourite Chinese New Year cookies, especially the much-loved, cannot-be-missed Pineapple Tart. Today, we will explore the various types, from the Malaysian Pineapple Tarts we know all too well, to the Taiwanese Pineapple Cakes that have an equally deep history. Continue reading →
The Very Malaysian Origin Of The Yee Sang

The Very Malaysian Origin Of The Yee Sang

Chinese New Year is celebrated by the sinosphere across the world, and while it has its roots in Chinese culture, the prosperity toss or yee sang is something that is uniquely Malaysian. Today, we will explore a bit about this dish, auspicious phrases to say during the prosperity toss, and 9 of our favourite yee sang we’ve come across in Kuala Lumpur. Continue reading →
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