Chinese New Year Recipes 2012

By / Food / February 2nd, 2012 / 1

This year marks the Year of the Dragon which is the fiercest of signs in the zodiac calendar. Chinese New Year begins on January 23, and the celebration lasts for 15 days. The year of the dragon comes once every 12 years: 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964, 1952, 1940, 1928. Notable dragons include Matt Dillon, Al Pacino, Sandra Bullock, Salvador Dali and John Lennon. People born in the year of the dragon are reputed to be intense, passionate and powerful. The dragon is thought to deliver good fortune, good health and a good financial climate. After these last few years of global economic upheaval, it’s good to look forward to a good year. What’s not to like about this dragon?

If you were born in the Year of the Dragon …
your favourite colour is Green;
you are an excellent public speaker;
you can be moody!

Well, these predictions may or may not prove to be true, but one thing is for certain. Everyone, regardless of where you fall on the zodiac, wants to enjoy great food. Here are some recipes to help you celebrate.


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