Here some of the popular recipes for the Chinese New Year
Celebrate the Filipino-Chinese New Year style with Filipino Recipes Portal selection of the best Pinoy dishes. In the Filipino-Chinese tradition, families will gather on the night before to celebrate with a traditional spread of savory and sweet.
Almost all New Year dishes serve a symbolic purpose to usher in happiness and attract good fortune. Guests keen to bring something for the host can’t fail with food: think oranges, Chinese BBQ meat, or anything edible and red.
Filipino-Chinese New Year is one of the most important traditional holiday in the Philippines. Here are a number of popular main dishes to help you celebrate, from Tikoy, Sweet and Sour Pork to Peking Duck.
1] Tikoy Recipe – Tikoy or Nian gao is known as Chinese New Year pudding, the Nian gao is made up of glutinous rice flour, wheat starch, salt, water, and sugar. The colour of the sugar used determines the colour of the pudding (white or brown). Tikoy or Nian Gao is considered as a centerpiece during Chinese New Year in the Philippines.
2] Pancit Canton Recipe - is a mixture of egg noodle dish with chicken, vegetables, shrimp and Chinese sausage. It is one of the Filipino traditional food, you will always see this dish prepared in every special occasions like birthdays, Chinese New Year, Christmas celebrations.
3] Siomai Recipe – is a dimsum of Chinese origin which is loved by many Filipinos. One can order different kinds of siomai but the base is always pork.
4] Butsi Recipe - or Red bean sesame seed balls, Jin deui for Chinese is a type of fried Chinese pastry made from glutinous rice flour and commonly found in the Far East.
5] Chop seuy Recipe – is a popular Filipino-Chinese vegetable dish primarily made up of mixed vegetable with meat like chicken, beef, shrimp or pork, added for extra flavor.