This year we’re celebrating the Lunar New Year with a few of our favorite Asian-style cuisines! From pork pot stickers served with a spicy soy dipping sauce, steamed salmon and even fresh seaweed rolls, there is something for everyone to enjoy!
The quote, while certainly spoken in a much different context, that of an empire at war with itself, I can’t help viewing the words in a perhaps more metaphoric context – that of the cycle of renewal. Today, that cycle, especially as regards the human experience, is often referenced as a proverbial “pendulum” that invariably, and alternately, must swing in both directions.
拜因g who and what I am, these gatherings always revolved around food, and copious amounts of decorating. However, as is often the case, childhood friends rarely last long into adulthood, and this year we decided to revive our New Year’s celebrations, albeit with a slew of new faces, and just a few new recipes for added measure.
For example, in years passed we used to steam whole snappers, and prepare them as the centerpiece of our tablescape. This year, however, we decided to go a bit more ‘gourmet,’ and just a tad bit more traditional, preparing salmon with fresh ginger,龟甲万酱油, and diced spring onions. This would be the ‘center’ of the meal, and we would build around it.
然而,什么是真正的好饭没有提出ntation to match? To complete our New Year’s celebration, I decorated our dining room in clashing red and gold tones, Chinese lanterns, and decorative Asian dinnerware. The end result wasn’t just a delicious, and festive meal, but one that had the atmosphere to match.
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