Chinese New Year

8 Food Blog Links We Love

February 20, 2015

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Gung Hay Fat Choy! Yesterday marked the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year, and we're celebrating with dumplings, mochi cakes, steak kow, fried rice, and fortune cookies. Kick off the year of the sheep by reading these links, then get cooking.

Dumplings Pork WontonsVeggie Wonton Soup DIY Dumplings

  • Top pork wontons with Chinese black vinegar and spicy red chile oil. (Use Real Butter.)
  • Not a fan of pork? Fill your wontons with ground beef instead! (I Am a Food Blog.)
  • For a vegetarian option, make this miso soup with wontons. (Fork and Flower.)
  • If you're a dumpling novice, follow this helpful dumpling-making guide. (Jamie Oliver.)

Steak Kow Sweet Potato Mochi CakesBlack Sesame Fortune Cookies Vegetable Fried Rice

  • Skip the takeout and make your own steak kow at home. (Simply Scratch.)
  • Stuff sweet potato mochi cakes with red bean paste for a unique treat. (Le Jus d'Orange.)
  • Homemade black sesame fortune cookies are great, but homemade black sesame fortune cookies dipped in chocolate are even better. (A Brown Table.)
  • Get your daily fill of vegetables with this delicious fried rice. (Edible Perspective.)

Photos on top by (clockwise) Use Real Butter, I Am a Food BlogJamie OliverFork and Flower

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Photos on bottom by (clockwise) Simply Scratch, Le Jus d'Orange, Edible PerspectiveA Brown Table

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Alana K. February 26, 2015
Seriously, those sweet potato mochi cakes and Nik's black sesame fortune cookies are everything!! Such a great round up!
Betty February 23, 2015
Thanks Lauren :) In such great company!!!
Adam February 22, 2015
Made this Lamb & Potato Stew for the snow weekend. Amazing with crusty bread!
Dominic C. February 22, 2015
Jessie M. February 21, 2015
That fried rice and those fortune cookies! Looking SO delicious.
Nik S. February 21, 2015
Thanks, Jessie!
Sini |. February 21, 2015
Can't get over Nik's black sesame fortune cookies... They look so gorgeous and delicious!
Nik S. February 21, 2015
Thanks Sini :)