5 Traditional Chinese New Year GOODIES In Singapore And The Meaning Behind Them

Do you know what you're eating?
15 January 2020

Discover why they are popular during the season.

Chinese New Year is a time of merry feasting for many a Singaporean. And understandably so — I mean, have you tried these festive goodies?

Their deliciousness aside, there’s a wealth of meaning behind each kind of food as well.

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Most prominently, the Chinese like playing with words and symbols. Often, homonyms (words that share the same pronunciation but have different meanings) give certain foods their meaning, while others hold a symbolic value because of their resemblence to things like gold bars or inglots. Find out more below!

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