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8 Chinese New Year Recipes with a twist

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8 Chinese New Year Recipes with a twist

Usher in a Bountiful Lunar New Year with ToTT! For the Year of Rat, try out these 8 fuss-free recipes that infuses fresh ideas into old-school classics!

  1. Passion Fruit Yu Sheng

Whip out your own unique take of yusheng this CNY! With all the festive feasting since Christmas, this Passion Fruit Yu Sheng is a lighter but equally yummy version of the traditional dish. Toss in your raw salmon slices, crackers and get started!

Recommended equipment: Nachtmann Crystal Plate Large

2. Banana Nian Gao French Toast

Nian Gao which is also known as sticky rice cake is a must-have to ring in CNY. For breakfast with a twist, combine Nian Gao and banana slices sandwiched in between slices of golden toasts. Simple, child-friendly and tasty!

Recommended equipment: Lacor Non-Stick Square Grill Pan With Insulated Handle

3. Crispy Bakkwa Cookies

Went overboard and bought too much bak kwa?
Turn your leftover bak kwa into sweet, savoury and crunchy cookies in just under 35 mins with this fuss-free recipe ! Don’t forget to cool them with the Nordic Ware Stackable Cooking Grid to ensure that they are crispy before storing them in your cookies jars.

Recommended equipment: Nordic Ware Stackable Cooling Grid

4. Wontan Fortune Cookies

Instead of your traditional fortune cookies, try out this easy recipe which requires only three ingredients – dumpling wrappers, butter and sugar! Fill them with your own personal fortunes for a fun and delicious crafty treat with the family.

Recommended equipment : Nordic Ware Compact Ovenware Muffin Pan

5. Rose Dumplings

Make this Chinese New Year extra special with these juicy rose dumplings. A fun feast for both the eyes and the palate. Dip the dumplings in the homemade sauce for that extra punch!

Recommended equipment:  Zebra Mixing Bowl

6. Pineapple Orange Punch

After that hearty reunion dinner, try this refreshing pineapple orange punch instead of the usual cordial. Make them with your kids by simply blending pineapple and oranges and top them off with berries, cherries and even mandarin oranges!

Recommended equipment: Jamie Oliver Acrylic Jug

7. Chicken and Pomelo Salad

Get in some greens this festive season! This light tangy salad is not only great as an appetiser, it is also packed with vitamins and fiber! Save time with the Benriner Plastic Vegetable Slicer with perfectly cut vegetables where no fingers will be hurt too!

Recommended equipment: Benriner Plastic Vegetable Slicer

8. Mandarin Orange Pretzel Dessert

A lighter version of a traditional New York cheesecake, the Mandarin Orange Pretzel dessert is a must-have for any dinner parties. This no-bake dessert will keep you stress-free in the kitchen and will certainly wow your guests.

Recommended equipment: Jamie Oliver Non-Stick Baking Tray

9. Bonus! Chinese New Year Themed Cooking & Baking Class.

With a new year around the corner, celebrate and learn a new skill with our exclusive Chinese New Year classes! What’s more, we have 1 for 1 CNY Special classes, grab a partner and enjoy the class together! Let us usher in prosperity together for the new year ahead!

Check out our Chinese New Year Classes here.