Chinese New year : year of the sheep

chinese-new-year-goodThe Chinese new year is celebrated according to the lunar calendar. It starts on 19th February and ends after a 15 day period.

Chinese New year is the longest and most traditional celebration on the Chinese calendar, with dumplings, pork belly and spring rolls to get the family into the festive period. Not only does food mean a lot to Chinese people , the way of serving and cooking brings luck to the new year .Certain foods are eaten during this festive period to represent the zodiac sign of that year. This year,the zodiac sign is the sheep to represent Yin energy. Yin energy symbolizes peace and Harmonious co-existence and tranquillity.

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