A Taste of China: Chinese New Year Gourmet Workshop




Chinese New Year is the most important traditional festival featuring the most spectacular celebration activities and the most elaborate foods in China. Through tracking the origins of Beijing, Huaiyang, Cantonese and Sichuan cuisines, “A Taste of China: Chinese New Year Gourmet Workshop” showcases the beauty of Spring Festival foods popular in different parts of China. It also explores the natural scenery, historical legacies, cultural stories and Spring Festival traditions behind those foods, fully demonstrating the “superb cooking techniques, elegant taste, attractive appearance and pursuit for harmony with nature” of Chinese food culture as well as the unique cultural connotations and charm of Spring Festival. The display of different family reunion dinners of the four major cuisines on Chinese New Year’s Eve, online cooking classes, various special dishes and interactive experiences enable overseas audiences to cook dishes with their own hands by watching online videos, forming a new pattern integrating online interaction and offline experience.


淮扬菜 芦笋百合

Huaiyang Cuisine: Asparagus and Lily Bulbs



淮扬菜 孔雀开屏

Huaiyang Cuisine: Peacock’s Plumage



粤菜 红烧牛肉

Cantonese Cuisine: Red Braised Beef



粤菜 汤圆

Cantonese Cuisine: Tangyuan (Glutinous Rice Ball)



川菜 糖醋虾球

Sichuan Cuisine: Sweet and Sour Shrimp Balls



​川菜 宫保鸡丁

Sichuan Cuisine: Kungpao Chicken



北京菜 蜜汁羊排

Beijing Cuisine: Roasted Mutton with Honey



北京菜 五彩饺子

Beijing Cuisine: Colorful Dumplings





Ushering in the New Year in Sweet Fragrance: The Rice Sculpture in Family Reunion Dinner on New Year’s Eve



Rice sculpture in the south of the Yangtze Rive and dough sculpture in the north are regarded as the top two of Chinese food modelling craftsmanship. Learn about rice sculpture and Spring Fetival customs by viewing a set of rice sculpture works themed on Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner and try to make rice sculptures, such as shoe-shaped gold ingot and cartoon ox.


Ushering in the New Year in Sweet Fragrance: The Rice Sculpture inFamily Reunion Dinner on New Year’s Eve




Bullish – A Taste of Chinese New Year by Foreign Friends




Chinese lunar years are counted by the signs of 12 animals.

2021 is the Year of the Ox.

Based on Chinese Zodiac Signs,

TCZJ ochestrated the video of Family Reunion Feast,

which integrates different cultures and strengthens international friendship.

This video is dedicated to our overseas friends,

Happy Chinese New Year!


Bullish – A Taste of Chinese New Year by Foreign Friends




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