28 Jan '11, 10pm

A CNY feast to remember: Priced at $38, this limited New Year buy is accompanied by six of Chef Then Chui Foong'...

LIKE many annual festivities, the course to ringing in the Lunar New Year is by and large paved with rich traditions, both old and new. It's quite unlike the year-end Western holiday traditions we have so readily adopted, which has since been plagued by our odd fondness for fake snow and a faux affection for toasting with champagne. That said, the local Chinese New Year celebration - 15 days of salad tossing, reunion dinners, social gambling and snacking on festive delicacies - is not without its own quirks. Take lo hei - aka the popular act of tossing raw fish salad for good luck, health and prosperity - which is a rather uniquely Singaporean creation. And it's no big surprise that three out of the four major activities listed above involve food. In fact, while it would explain why traditional spreads and sweets are now staple enticements for many revellers, various other...

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channelnewsasia.com 28 Jan '11, 9am

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'MM Lee, does your food go through a food taster?'

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straitstimes.com 24 Jan '11, 4am

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