Typically on the table at this time of year would be dumplings for luck, a rich roast Peking Duck, the clean flavor of steamed whole Sea Bass with bright lemongrass notes, something sweet of course and the beautiful orange glow and sharp bite of mounds of clementines.
Chinese New Year is much more important to Chinese people than simply the start of a New Year. Indeed, CNY in China extends far beyond the street celebrations and stage performances that we are exposed to in the UK.
Who will win the trip of a lifetime to Hong Kong? Join us now to watch the second episode of the four-part Feasts on the
Watch episode two of the Feasts on the Street – the online cook-off in which the Huffington Post has teamed up with Amoy
When it comes to our favourite foods, there's nothing quite as tantalising for our taste buds as a delicious Asian dish that's
When the Huffington Post asked me, a 37-year-old married father of two, if I wanted to enter a cooking competition to win a trip to Hong Kong with a 25-year-old girl I'd never met, it was a real no-brainer. I'm confident that in no way would my wife go ballistic if I jogged off to the other side of the world leaving her with two pre-school kids to look after, so I signed up on the spot.
I first visited China over 30 years ago when it was just opening up to Westerners. Rather than do the whole country by train, as most travellers seemed to do, I decided to explore the West, specifically Sichuan and Yunnan.
Located in London's Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blackfriars, the Chinese Cricket Club serves up accomplished Chinese food with selections from the province of Sichuan
The growing influence of China has been a hot topic of discussion for several years now, as the economic powerhouse of the East has emerged as a legitimate contender to the USA's supremacy as the world's most powerful nation.
I can happily eat my own body weight in dim sum but usually they're something I'd go to a restaurant for. Then I made a pleasant but inauthentic Peking Duck (the recipe search continues) and found myself with some leftovers. The resulting spring rolls were a bit 'meh' but the dumplings were delicious.