Essential foods for Chinese New Year's Eve
chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2021-02-10Print Print
"Fish" in Chinese sounds similar to the character for "prosperity", symbolizing an abundant and comfortable life. Most families will have fish for their New Year's Eve dinner.
One of the representative dishes of Huaiyang cuisine, it has a lucky connotation from its name.
A regular dish in southern China, the magnificent and auspicious poon choi contains up to 20 luxury ingredients served in a big wooden or clay-pot bowl.