Shopping list: longevity noodles, tangerines, a whole fish, a whole chicken, vegetables for stir-frying, and sweet rice cakes. If you plan to celebrate Lunar New Year on February 10, those items might well be in your grocery basket.
Today marks the first day of the year 4711 in the Chinese lunar calendar—the Year of the Snake. And to get the new year off to an auspicious start, families will gather to share delicious foods at a reunion dinner.
To learn more about the food traditions of Chinese New Year, watch this video from Our Global Kitchen.