8 Chinese New Year Treats That Will Bring You Luck

Gong xi fa cai!

Round and golden, tangerines are hard to miss on tables during the Lunar New Year. In Chinese, the word “orange” or “tangerine” sounds like the Chinese word for “success” and one of the ways of writing “tangerine” in Mandarin (桔) contains the character for luck (吉), so associating the fruit with good luck and fortune is pretty much inevitable.

 

Hétáosū (核桃酥) – Happiness

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Andy Flores is a pathological penny pincher with impulse shopping and binge-eating tendencies. She’s constantly saving up for new adventures, so she dabbles in writing jobs here and there. Her not-so-secret dream is to be an extra in a big Bollywood movie.