THE Lunar New Year is usually marked by enthusiastic feasting. Proud cooks who want to create a memorable spread for loved ones need look no further than our eight delectable recipes from recipe developer and cookbook author Debbie Teoh; they’re designed to be both appealing and easy to make, and some feature seasonal ingredients like kumquats, or auspicious ingredients like prawns.
So, wok up a storm this Lunar New Year, and we do hope your celebration is made all the more delicious with these moreish recipes.
1. Crispy and Spicy Oyster Mushrooms (top pic)
Add some spice to your Chinese New Year meal with these crispy oyster mushrooms.
2. Crispy Wantan with Orange Dipping Sauce.
Crispy wantans always make for a good appetizer to every meal. Try this wantan recipe with the delicious citrusy dipping sauce.
3. Lotus Root Salad.
Lotus root is often cooked in soups during Chinese New Year, but how about adding another alternative to the dinner table?
Fried prawns coated with salted egg yolk is another Chinese New Year favourite.
5. Fried Fish Fillet with Special Beanpaste Sauce.
Oranges are aplenty during this season. How about using the oranges to make a sweet cake?
7. Kumquat Baked Cheesecake with Coconut Caramel.
If you haven’t had kumquat with coconut, give this recipe a go!
This creamy dessert is a rich treat.
This article and recipes were first published in Flavours magazine.