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Our Chinese New Year Celebration On Sunday

PRELIMINARY ROUND of CHINESE NEW YEAR.... 

There is no public holiday for CNY here in US, thus my kids have to work through this festive season.  Instead we celebrated few days earlier, during the weekend instead of Tuesday.  They invited one family over to join in our dinner which was held at 5pm.... 

Our cooking started in the morning and we were proud to present the following dishes, all made from scratch... LOL... I would never have done these dishes by myself... with the cooperation from my daughter-in-law, I think we did a pretty good job?  LOL... Just complimenting ourselves!  LOL... 

Our own homemade Loe Sang.... 
Consists of cucumber, radish, carrots, smoked salmon... and raisins!
No Kacang Puteh sold here... so we used Bali fruits and fried wanton skin... 
We also made our own sauce... Plum, apricot, honey.... 
Our own homemade roasted pork and roasted chicken....
Oh, we made our own Char Siew as well... BBQ Pork.... 
Three in a platter...
Mixed vegetables...
And the main attraction is this Poon Choy.... 
Never expected we could make this so well...
Ahem... sorry, can't help it... 
LOL... 
Maybe I do this again next year... or perhaps on any other day...
Does not have to wait for festive season, right?
My first CNY meal here in San Jose....







 

Comments

  1. Happy cny to you and your family! May all of you enjoy good health, lots of wealth, prosperity and happiness! Good food as usual!

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  2. Definitely can make the poon choy any day and every day. The food looks so delicious! Any remaining for the next day?

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  3. I salute you and your DIL! Every dish made from scratch is impressive. What caught my eye the most is the poon choy. I love it a lot. And from the last photo, I realized that the loe sang was meant to look like a tiger? (it looked like a cute teddy bear).

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  4. OH, they really look wonderful!!!! You both did an excellent job! Now I am so hungry...

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  5. Yes, dishes look so good. Impressive!!! Wowwww!!! You have poon choy even! Your daughter-in-law is really something, lucky Aaron!

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  6. Good to know that you guys celebrate CNY in your own way there. Food looked delicious. What a feast!!

    Happy CNY. Gong xi fa cai!!

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  7. You made a beautiful CNY dinner which looked complete and colourful. Poon Choy is a must with Yee Sang added on. I applaud the effort and delicious dinner with your daughter in law's help. You will be in San Jose every CNY! HUAATT AAARRRRR

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