Monday 26 January 2009

The Eve of the Year of OX

On the eve of every Chinese New Year, it's a tradition for most of the Chinese family to shower with the water of Pomelo leaves before dinner to wash away the misfortune to start a brand new year. We did the same every year without failed.

We also placed some food on the dinning table to welcome an abundance of food into our home in the coming years.

We had a simple family dinner with my parents and my eldest brother's family this new year's eve. Me and mum did the cooking together. Mum boiled chicken soup in advance and it smelled so nice when I arrived.

Fish is a most for us

Chinese potatos with Chinese sausage (lap zhong)

Sea cucumber, chinese mushrooms, abalone, "hou see" and beans

plain boiled chicken


  1. Home cooking is always the best. I could see both you and your mom are good at that.

    I want to take this opportunity to wish you a happy, healthy and wealthy new year. hehe.

  2. Hi Agnes,
    Gong Xi Fa Cai! I love this "sea cucumber, chinese mushrooms, abalone, "hou see" and beans" dish:)

  3. the food all looks delicious, makes me feel hungry now :-)
    Gong Xi Fa Cai to you and family!


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