Chinese New Year good luck foods

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.
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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