8 Chinese New Year Treats That Will Bring You Luck

Gong xi fa cai!

Resembling yuanbao or boat-shaped wealth ingots, dumplings – typically filled with minced meat and finely chopped vegetables – are believed to bring wealth to whoever eats them. In case you are looking for an excuse to indulge in dumplings this season, legend has it that the more dumplings you eat over the celebrations, the more wealth you will earn in the New Year.

 

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