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Chinese New Year

Fish Maw - New Malaysian Kitchen

Fish Maw Soup – 8 Ingredients

Fish Maw Soup is normally served during special occasion such as Chinese New Year. Some of the ingredients (such as fish maw and scallops) are considered as delicacies, and high-grade ones can be expensive. I loved this savoury soup since I  was a child. Now that I put some thought into it, I realise I …

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Easy Way To Peel Mandarin Oranges - New Malaysian Kitchen

Easy Way To Peel Mandarin Oranges

A week before Chinese New Year, families who celebrate this festival will be flocking to the market to buy crates of mandarin oranges amongst other things. Here in Malaysia, we call it kum in Cantonese which sounds like ‘gold’ or ‘wealth’. We like filling our houses with ‘gold’ and giving them away when we visit …

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Koi Fish Jelly – 6 Ingredients

Want to ‘wow ‘your family with something sweet, beautiful and auspicious this Chinese New Year? Try making Koi Fish Jelly! As the weather is normally extremely hot in Malaysia during this season, I assure you that this dessert will be more popular than the regular pineapple tarts or mandarin oranges. Another reason why you want …

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