Chinese New Year


Out with the old, in with the new - it’s the time to get together with friends and family to toast to good health and longevity. Is it a coincidence that Chinese families prefer to dine at circular tables with a swirling Lazy Susan? 团圆饭 (Thuen yeun fan) which denotes the unity, sharing and togetherness is symbolic of the round table that continues in endless cyclical movement. It is traditional to reunite the family at a grand feast. I recall when I was a young girl, the new year was the biggest occasion of the year. The days leading up to it would [...]