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Scooped: Persimmon and Honey Ice Cream

Serious Eats Ethan Frisch 4 comments

Jewish and Chinese holidays, despite some obvious differences, actually have many important features in common. Nothing puts a Jew at ease like a holiday characterized by ancient traditions, delicious foods that represent those traditions, and the widespread exchange of cash. As good Jews, Max and I decided this week to honor Chinese New Years with an ice cream recipe that pays homage to the tradition of using gold-colored ingredients for a rich year. Golden persimmons, golden honey, golden yolks, a touch of golden ginger; you get the picture. More

Walnut Fortune Cookies

Serious Eats Chichi Wang 3 comments

Goi Buoi (Vietnamese Pomelo Salad)

Serious Eats Tam Ngo 5 comments

Pomelos are the sweeter, peppery ancestor of the grapefruit. This salad was the prevailing crowd-pleaser at our recent Lunar New Year party. The lively flavors of this dish will trick you into thinking it's summer. More

Banh Chung for Lunar New Year

Serious Eats Tam Ngo 24 comments

In areas with a sizable Vietnamese community, you can find banh chung around Lunar New Year. Stacked in neat bricks, sometimes even warm, the sign of a good banh chung is one that's meaty, hefty, and tightly rolled. Here's a recipe and how-to. More

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