Mantou - Chinese steamed buns; prepared for my family for Chinese New Year.
Celebrating the Luna New Year in a nontraditional way- With calamansi noodles.
Kuih Bahulu - A spongy and popular Malaysian little cakes for the Chinese New Year.
Pineapple Tarts, a fave during Lunar New Year.
Just in time for Chinese New Year: Chicken & Shiitake Mushroom Dumplings (still steaming hot!)
Celebrate the Year of the Ox with these slow braised chinese oxtails.
cupcakeenvy.com will cupcake-ize just about anything (chk out their flickr gallery) - even something for Chinese New Year [via: DailyCandy]
Baking for Chinese new year - Beancurd & Five Spices Pastry Twist
The traditional peanut cookies for Chinese New Year
Pineapple Tarts for Chinese New Year
Baked Nian Gao for Chinese New Year celebration.
Tasty & affordable Green Pea Cookies for Chinese New Year!
Scallion pancakes make a great snack or side dish. Plus, those layers are fun to peel and eat one by one!
The potato chips look like snacks that we normally eat are actually Ngaku or Arrowhead root (or just Arrowhead).
Braised dried oysters with minced meat. Hope this dish will bring bountiful of good luck to your doorsteps in the year of Ox.
pork dumplings for Chinese New Year - though i highly doubt you could roll all these in 30 minutes...
Steamed Fatt Ko.
Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs - they symbolize "golden nuggets" and prosperity for Chinese New Year.
Chinese New Year Baking - Green Peas Cookies.
Chinese New Year Baking - Earl Grey Cookies
A New Year birthday, some lucky food and a moist slice of grain free lemon and almond cake. Perfect.
Poppy Seed Cake with Chocolate Ganache Frosting is a traditional Czech dessert that is definitely worth the extra effort.
What are your culinary resolutions for 2009?
Grilled Mahi, marinated in olive oil, shoyu and mustard seeds, over lemony curried lentils. Delicious and lucky way to start '09.
Is your New Year's resolution to eat healthier? Think colorful veggies like this sweet and sour onion and beet dish.
Homemade Pineapple Tarts. This delicious, melt-in-your mouth cookie with pineapple jam filling is very popular around Chinese New Year.
Spanakopita for a new year.
colorful and so insanely fresh with taste black-eyed pea salad
There still could be time to get in your lucky New Year foods--Good Luck Succohash
Hoppin' John is eaten on New Year's Day. Each black eyed pea represents a day of good luck in the coming year.
Lentil Salad to bring money and luck in 2009
Fruit crepes drizzled with golden orange sauce, topped with a dollop of homemade creme fraiche, for a leisurely brunch in the New Year
Hot Apple Rum Wassail. Tis the season! This cider makes an excellent Wassail for making holiday toasts.
A delicious Pomegranate cocktail for New Years Eve!