Roast duck lettuce wraps. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Five favourite Chinese New Year dishes and how to make them

  • From roast duck in lettuce wraps to clams with black bean sauce, here are some classic dishes for the festival
  • We have included recipes for each dish so you can try them at home
Topic |   Asian recipes

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Roast duck lettuce wraps. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Gold-ingot-shaped pastries filled with custard at 10 Shanghai restaurant in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam

Chinese New Year: auspicious dishes around China, from ‘accessible windfall’ to ‘a room of gold and silver’

  • The biggest festival in the Chinese calendar is a time of extravagant meals whose names are homophones for things that bring you luck
  • We visit three Hong Kong restaurants serving new year dishes from Shanghai, Beijing and Sichuan, and hear from their homesick chefs
Topic |   Lunar New Year

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Gold-ingot-shaped pastries filled with custard at 10 Shanghai restaurant in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam
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