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Chinese New Year Cookbook | Yi Reservation

Chinese New Year Cookbook

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chinese new year cookbook

The Chinese New Year is less than one week away! According to the Lunar calendar, the new year falls on 1/31/2014 and it’s the Year of the Horse!

Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, is the celebration of the beginning of the spring. During this time, family members will get together and celebrate with a big feast New Year’s reunion dinner while good wishes being exchanged and cash laden envelopes being given to the children.

Growing up in China, most of my fondest Chinese New Year memories occurred at the big reunion dinner where plenty of symbiotic and delicious dishes were cooked by my grandfather and enjoyed by the whole family! Thank you grandpa, for pareparing course after course of super delicious food during the New Year and being so inspirational in my cooking!

In celebrating the year of the horse, I’ve got a little gift for you! I am going to share a super delicious Chinese New Year recipe of mine that sure will make your New Year’s dinner a tad more traditional this year!

Actually, scratch that – let’s make it 14 personal favorite Chinese New Year dishes collected into one easy to use cookbook. And this is completely FREE for you to download! Here is a preview of what you’ll get:

chinese new year cookbook

chinese new year cookbook

If you are preparing for this year’s Chinese New Year dinner, this cookbook’s got you all covered. From mouth-watering appetizers to traditional entrees to refreshing desserts, you’ve got the game plan laid out right in front of you – all with step-by-step illustrations. To get your free copy, simply fill out the form below and you’ll get an email instructions on how to proceed:

I hope you get to enjoy this free cookbook and the recipes as much as I do. As usual, if you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to leave a message, send me an email, or drop a hello on my facebook page!

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  1. 28

    Excelent recipes

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  4. 27

    I have written to you under your recipe for Eight Treasure Rice, so please check it out.

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  6. 26

    Have a Happy Horse year from Twn.

    thanks for the book.

  7. 25

    Happy new year from belgium

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  9. 24

    Aw how lovely of you! Good one Yi! And a happy chinese new year to you 🙂 Gong xi fa cai!

  10. 23

    Downloaded your cookbook and looked through the recipes – I think you did an awesome job in putting it together. (I can’t wait to try them out!)
    Thank you so much for sharing your recipes with us through this cookbook and your website. (Keep up the GREAT work!)
    Happy Chinese New Year to you and your family!

  11. 22

    FABULOUS!!!! and just on time, I’m ‘getting started” with Chinese cooking for CNY!

  12. 21

    Hi Yi,

    Just download your Chinese New Year cook book; nice recipes with beautiful pictures. Thank you so much for sharing.

    Wish you and your family a Happy Chinese New Year.

    Josephine Chow

  13. 20

    Nice Yi…thanks for sharing this with us…I look forward to the recipes.
    Hope you are having a wonderful week 😀

  14. 19

    Happy Chinese New Year! I have always thought that Chinese (or Japanese) New Year food is something we should adapt here in Europe 😉 The book looks fabulous! Thanks to you some of us might cook a Chinese New Year dish for the first time in their lives…

    • 19.1

      Hi Sissi, it’s absolutely my pleasure to share this old tradition! I’d love to hear some feedback if any of your European friends cooked any of the dishes in this book. Thanks!

  15. 18

    Happy early Chinese New Year! My mom is currently celebrating in Taiwan and taunting me with photos… oh what I would give to be at my Grandma’s table for the feast! I should probably cook something up here in celebration, and your recipes are going to be the first line of reference 🙂

  16. 17

    Xin Nian Kuai le! Kung hei Fat Choi! I am looking forward to your very delicious e-cookbook to hit my e-mail inbox. What a lovely and thoughtful idea. I can wait to try your version of nian gao with the coconut-yum!. Wishing you a very safe, happy and prosperous new year. I was born in the year of the horse. I was told by a little old Cantonese lady that if I put a half bottle of water under my bed this year I will not have any bad luck. I figured why not give it a try…any truth to this superstition? Take Care, BAM

    • 17.1

      Hi BAM, Xin Nian Kuai le! Kung hei Fat Choi!
      Thanks for your kind wishes!. May you have a prosperous year of the horse too! As for the superstition, I’ll have to verify with some older folks first 🙂

  17. 16

    Yi, you are a mensch! What a great book. Can’t wait to try it!

  18. 15

    Hi Yi,

    Thank you so much for the Chinese New Year Cookbook. You’re very kind to share your favorite recipes. I will definitely share your cookbook with my sister and best friend. Again, thank you! Wishing you and your family a Happy New Year!

  19. 14

    Terrific cook book Can’t wait to make some of these recipes — esp the pork belly ones!

  20. 13

    Thanks for sharing, Yi!
    Happy Spring Festival!

  21. 12

    Great job, Yi! Congrats on making your own cookbook! I wish you and your fam wonderful CNY!

  22. 11

    Hope you spend a wonderful Chinese New Year!
    The cookbook looks very interesting, with great recipes, thanks for sharing.

  23. 10

    Sorry, Yi. Just received the activation email with the instructions for the book download. Horse people are said to be impatient. Thanks.

  24. 9

    I re-signed in order to get the cookbook as you suggest and forwarded the post to interested friends. Where do I download?

  25. 8

    Looks like a deal! Who doesn’t need more recipes? Thanks so much!

  26. 7

    Do you mind if I quote a few of your articles as long as
    I provide credit and sources back to your website?
    My blog site is in the exact same area of interest as yours and
    my users would really benefit from a lot of the information you provide here.
    Please let me know if this alright with you. Many thanks!

    • 7.1

      Hello, thank you for your visit. Yes you can use my posts as a reference as long you link to the original post. Do you mind letting me know about your website! I’d love to visit since it’s similar to my blog!

  27. 6

    Looks great, can’t wait. Thank you for always providing us with fantastic recipes. When is the anticipated available date for us to download?

    • 6.1

      HI AliceK, the book is ready for you to download. Just put your name and email in the signup form and you’ll receive future instructions in your email. Please let me know if you have questions.

      • I am already a subscriber, do I have to sign up again? I received the email regarding the cookbook but didn’t see any link to download the cookbook. The only link in the email brought me to this page. Is there another email being sent out? Thanks.

        • Hi AliceK, yes please fill out the form above and you’ll get email instructions to download the e-cookbook. It’ll say you have signed up for the newsletter again but you’ll NOT receive my newsletter twice. Hope this helps and sorry for the confusion.

        • Got it. Thank you very much. The cookbook looks great. Saving it on my computer and printing it out in color so I can store it in my recipe binder.

        • Thanks for sharing your printed cookbook with me on the FB page. I absolutely love it. Enjoy the book and have a happy Chinese New Year!

  28. 5

    Looks like the makings for a perfect Lunar New Year feast! 😉

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