Recipe: Dumplings to celebrate Lunar New Year

Eat Your Way to Prosperity  Chinese Potstickersby Story of Bing Dumplings, one of the most important foods eaten during the Lunar New Year,  symbolize wealth because their shape resembles ancient Chinese money. They are traditionally eaten after dinner or around midnight. About These Chinese dumplings are really easy to make because they are made with store…

Recipe: Buddha’s Delight

Buddha’s Delight Photo: flickr user FotoosVanRobin This vegetarian dish symbolizes health, wealth and happiness.Ingredients: 4 dried Shiitake or Chinese black mushrooms1/2 cup dried lily buds4 dried bean curd sticks8 ounces bamboo shoots, sliced6 fresh water chestnuts, finely chopped2 large carrots, peeled and julienned1 cup Napa cabbage, shredded4 ounces snow peas1/4 cup canned gingko nuts1 knuckle of ginger, crushed…