What we love about CNY? It definitely has to be the snacks and goodies. Probably the only time that we really load up on calories. If you’re planning to ring in the Year of the Ox with a creative, fun or unique supply of CNY goodies, there’s no better way to celebrate the festive season in style than with these incredibly novel snacks. All of them are sure to satisfy your taste buds and impress your guests!
1. Chng Kae - Mahjong Tiles Cookies (Da San Yuan 大三元 Bundle)
Chng Kae (pronounced “Cheng Kay”) – Hokkien for banker (莊家), and they are dropping in with their latest CNY cookies inside these 3 mahjong tiles tin. We love that they are on point with the theme!
Inside each Mahjong tile tin:
1. Butter Cookies (36 Pieces)
Freshly baked; silky smooth, handmade cookies Ingredients: butter, sugar, wheat flour, corn flour
2. Pandan Pineapple Tart (45 Pieces)
Freshly baked, fragrant pandan pillows Ingredients: butter, wheat flour, egg, custard powder, sugar, vanilla, pandan paste
3. Hae Bee Hiam Prawn Roll (500 Grams)
Mildly spicy, savoury & crunchy Ingredients: dried shrimp, dried chilli, garlic, shallot, sugar, salt, popiah skin
Pineapples are a symbol of prosperity and fortune. The Hokkien word for pineapple, “ong lai” also means “fortune has come”. This is why pineapple tarts are a huge thing during Chinese New Year.
The pineapple tarts from Kele won us over with its taste and aesthetic looking tarts. These pineapple tarts come in coloured pastries with unique flavours like rose, matcha and sweet potato. Even if you are not a fan of pineapple or tarts, this is worth a try.
Come on over and get your fill of bak kwa. Satisfy your cravings with Fragrance Premium Kurobuta Bak Kwa, also known as the “wagyu” of the porcine world. Kurobuto (black pig) pork is beautifully marbled and exceptionally tender. Fragrance “Black Pork” Bak-kwa is made with 100% USA Berkshire pork, marinated in their special recipe including 18 precious herbs without preservatives. Each bite-sized piglet is individually wrapped for maximum freshness. You’ll see why many say it’s the best pork you’ll ever eat. It never gets old. No matter how many times you eat it, every bite will still feel like the first.
4. Dim Sum Basket Fortune Cookies by 25Grams bakery
These mini Chinese dim sum steamer baskets make the perfect centerpiece, when filled with these 6 assorted dipped fortune cookies.
5. Ondeh Ondeh Cookies by Baker’s Brew
Made with a pandan-infused dough and filled with a generous amount of gula melaka coconut filling, these moist and flavourful cookies are simply irresistible!