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Laba Festival - 腊八

Laba Festival – 腊八

Laba Festival (腊八节Làbā jié) is a traditional Chinese holiday celebrated on the eighth day of the twelfth month of the lunar Chinese calendar (La Yue). Laba Festival was originally an occasion for people to give sacrifices to their ancestors, and to pray to heaven and earth for a good harvest and good luck for the family. Now […]

Chinese New Year Celebrations

Chinese New Year Celebrations

The most important Chinese holiday is Chinese New Year, which as known as the Spring Festival. The festival ushers in the lunar New Year, from the eve to the 15th. It is a time when the whole country throws itself into celebrating and eating. Once upon a time, there was a monster called Nian, it […]

"Yuan Yang" - Hong Kong Style Milk Tea

"Yuan Yang" – Hong Kong Style Milk Tea

Recently it has been cold and rainy. So I have decided to make some Hong Kong Style Milk Tea to warm myself up. Milk tea is a popular part of many Cantonese people’s daily lives, not only served as part of afternoon tea, but also at breakfast or dinner. There are different types of Hong […]