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.
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!