Chinese Spring Festival Food
As with Chinese Spring Festival activities and decorations, the dishes are created to give blessings for the next year. Both the names and looks are symbols of wishes for prosperity, happiness and auspiciousness.
Chinese people eat Jiaozi(饺子) on New Year’s Eve, people who eats the Jiaozi with coin or some special ingredient will be the luckiest. The shape of dumplings resembles ancient Chinese gold ingots so they are a good omen of prosperity .