and Special Occasions
Resources pertaining to the special foods served on Chinese holidays, and tips on how to add an Oriental flavor to traditional holidays such as Thanksgiving.
Cheung Chau Bun Festival
Each year, Hong Kong's tiniest island hosts one of its most colorful celebrations.
Chinese New Year Traditions
Looks at some of the legends surrounding China's most popular traditional holiday and offers tips on how you can celebrate.
Chinese New Year - The Food!
Loads of festive recipes, including vegetarian and quick and easy versions, as well as general information about the Year of the Dragon.
Chinese New Years Sticky Cake
Made with glutinous rice flour and dried fruit, this steamed cake is a legendary favorite of the Chinese Kitchen God.
Chinese New Year - Love and Lanterns
The Lantern Festival falls on the fifteenth and final day of the New Year season or Spring Festival. While Chinese New Year is mainly about strengthening family bonds, there is still time for a little romance.
Chinese Valentine's Day
They may not celebrate with flowers and chocolate, but the Chinese do have a day devoted to love.
Dragon Boat Festival
A traditional recipe to celebrate the festival, along with the history of this truly unique event.
From Fish to Fowl: Symbolism in Chinese Food
Learn about the symbolic meaning behind different foods.
Mid-Autumn (Mooncake) Festival
Learn more about China's second most important traditional holiday, which they celebrate by eating delicious mooncakes.
Year 2000: Traditional Chinese Holidays
Dates and festive recipes for traditional Chinese holidays in the year 2000.
Year 2001: Traditional Chinese Holidays
The latest edition contains dates and holiday recipes for 2001.
Chinese Christmas Celebrations
Learn how the Chinese celebrate Christmas.
Snack ideas to add something different to your Yuletide gathering.
Christmas Gifts - 'Tis the Season
A list of inexpensive ideas for the person on your gift list who loves cooking Chinese food.
A smoked ham, seasoned with Asian ingredients, is perfect for Easter celebrations.
From grilled Oriental burgers to Chinese potato salad, recipes to liven up your summer outdoor gatherings.
Hallowe'en Handouts - Trip to the Asian Candy Store
This year, why not treat the ghosts and goblins that gather on your doorstep to some mouthwatering Asian treats? (Includes photographs)
Luck of the Irish
Find out more about St. Patrick and the birthday of the Buddhist god of mercy, with loads of recipes.
Ideas for throwing a Chinese New Year's party, from cocktails to dessert.
New Years Retrospective
Written in late 1998, this article looks back at my first year and contains my resolutions for ways to improve the site in 1999.
Whether you want to celebrate Thanksgiving day with a Chinese meal, or are searching for a creative way to spice up turkey leftovers, you'll find recipes here.
Find out more about traditional wedding customs, including the special dishes that are traditionally served at a Chinese wedding banquet.
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