This week, celebrate Chinese New Year -- and the Year of the Ox in particular -- with a bowl of Sichuan-style oxtail soup.
Apples with Lucky Sayings, and other fun fruits for Chinese New Year
Moist Vietnamese Cake for the Year of the Ox (Têt), made from Cassava root. So delicious....
Stir Fry Scallops with Asparagus and Ginkgo - a Lunar New Year dish which means Peace and Harmony for Generations.
Roasted Peanuts w/garlic+ginger : munchies to Celebrate Chinese New Year & SUPER BOWL
A pictorial guide to making dumplings from Kenny Lao of the Rickshaw Dumpling Bar in New York City.
Shrimp and Pork Dumplings Steamed in Banana Leaves. Perfect for the year of the Ox.
Steamed Rice Cake (Fatt Koh) - Wishing everyone a Happy Chinese New Year.
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.