KUNG HEI FAT CHOI

SO, it’s quite clear I missed the January 1 new year. I’m making up for it this weekend with a Chinese New Year barbecue. The invitations, ...


SO, it’s quite clear I missed the January 1 new year. I’m making up for it this weekend with a Chinese New Year barbecue. The invitations, above, have gone out and I’m off to the only Asian supermarket within an hour and a half drive of me to hunt down a few decorations, cheap chopsticks and frivolous fun and will happily accept any easy Chinese/Asian-inspired recipes for salads.

You Might Also Like

8 comments

  1. How fun! I love Chinese NY!!!!!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I'm with you on that one. I didn't get to send Christmas cards last year, so instead I am making CNY cards this weekend... on my brand new (second hand) gocco. I can't wait to use it.

    ReplyDelete
  3. the invites looks amazing. Have fun in the hot hot heat!

    ReplyDelete
  4. I have a good salad. A chef from Belgium taught me this years ago.
    You need(for 2 as main):
    1 butter lettuce
    2 chicken breast fillets(poached then sliced thinly)
    1 can water chestnuts(sliced)
    2 spring onions(shallots) sliced
    8 sprigs corriander
    1 tbsp sesame seeds(toasted)
    for the dressing mix together and spinkle over the top.
    1 tsp Sesame oil
    1 tbsp lime juice
    1 tbsp light olive oil

    ReplyDelete
  5. can i come? oh yeah, there's the whole different continent issue...

    ReplyDelete
  6. i want to come too! the invite sets a high expectation - the lantern illustrations looks so festive and floaty - v stylish. hope you have a fun night and outfit/decorating photos please x

    ReplyDelete
  7. Invites look fab.
    A Vietnamese salad I like includes:

    carrot
    spring onions
    wombok cabbage
    cooked chicken
    bean shoots
    red capsicum
    lebanese cucumber
    rice noodles
    cashews
    coriander
    mint

    dressing:
    sweet chilli
    soy sauce
    sesame oil

    method:
    Shred carrot (julienne style),spring onions,chicken, cabbage, capsicum, cucumber. Cook rice noodles and set aside to cool.
    Add all ingredients, making sure the noodles and chicken are cool, and throw on the dressing at the last minute. Yum!

    Have a great time!

    ReplyDelete
  8. Excellent invites - I love those wooden stamps... did you buy them form one of those cute (tiny)stamp shops in Hanoi?
    Happy New year to you too Katie. I have been blog-lazy, but its nice to be visiting again.
    Nina X

    ReplyDelete