Teochew Steamed Chicken

The Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner, or Reuion dinner is very large with many Vietnamese and Chinese dishes.

Tuyet, my sister made “Ga Tiem”, Teochew steamed stuffed chicken, our family traditional dish, and has been in our family for generations.  This dish is very light and savory, and served with fried rice. At the reunion dinner, she served it with “Happy saffron rice.”

Tuyet’s New Year Eve Menu – Teochew steamed chicken. ©2015 Tra Vinh Networks

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Visitors, “Have a Happy New Year!”

happy-new-yearTo all visitors, thanks for visiting our website.  Tet ,  Lunar New Year is coming, we wish you:

“Have a Happy Happy  New Year!”

“Chúc một năm mới hạnh phúc, rất nhiều tiền, công việc tốt, sức khỏe tốt, tất cả mọi thứ tốt nhất.”

And all of these following wishes:

  • An khang thịnh vượng –  (安康興旺, Security, good health, and prosperity)
  • Vạn sự như ý –  (萬事如意, May myriad things go according to your will)
  • Sức khỏe dồi dào –  (Plenty of health)
  • Cung hỉ phát tài,  (恭喜發財, Congratulations and be prosperous)
  • Tiền vô như nước (May money flow in like water): used informally

Tet – Lunar New Year

Tết, is Vietnamese New Year, is the most important celebration in Vietnamese culture. The word is a shortened form of Tết Nguyên Đán (Nôm: 節元旦), which means “Feast of the First Morning of the First Day”. Tết celebrates the arrival of spring based on the  Lunar calendar  which usually has the date falling between the months of January or February.

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