Chinese New Year good luck foods

Today is the Chinese New Year, Happy New Year to all of my Chinese readers.  The number 5 is considered a lucky number and is associated with the five elements, water, fire, earth, wood and metal. So here are 5 of the foods we should enjoy to ensure a prosperous and happy year to come.
Chinese New Year good luck foods

Long noodles to symbolize longer life
Long noodles
1. Long Life Noodles from Steamy Kitchen
Dumplings  for prosperity

Pork dumplings
2. Pork dumplings from China Sichuan Food

Nian Gao (higher year) for achieving new heights
Nian gao
3. Nian Gao from Anncoo Journal

Tangerines & oranges for wealth and luck

Tangerine salad
4. Tangerine salad from Eating Richly
Pomelo fruit for prosperity and status

Mango sago soup with pomelo and dragon fruit
5. Mango sago soup with pomelo & dragon fruit from Zen Can Cook


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