Happy Chinese New Year! The longest and most important holiday in the Chinese calendar, today marks the start of the Year of the Ram.
For 15 gloriously fun-filled days, celebrations are centred on family, feasting and fireworks. Gifts, decorations and truly mouth-watering cuisine mark the occasion, with an extravagant and colourful emphasis on wealth, happiness and good luck.
Renowned for fiery, exotic flavours, Chinese cuisine offers an intoxicating combination of sweet and light, bold and spicy as well as mystical significance.
So ring in the Chinese New Year with these delectable dishes from Steamy Kitchen - hand-picked to give you good fortune and a happy and prosperous 2015.
Chinese Soup Dumplings with Pork & Crab
Make this year a wealthy and fulfilling one with plump parcels of meat, fish, sauces, seasonings and spices.
Long Life Fertility Noodles with Happy Shrimp
The key to a long and happy life deliciously disguised as a light bed of noodles, topped with succulent shrimp and tender vegetables.
Sweet Yogurt Sundae with Saffron & Pomegranate
Believed to boost happiness, ward off evil spirits and improve fertility, round off your main with a rich, pomegranate packed bowl of creaminess.
Chinese Stir Fried Sticky Rice Cakes (Nian Gao)
Chewy rice cakes add tons of texture to this sweet bowl of stickiness - a scrumptious recipe for 12 months of good fortune.
Roasted Duck and Pomelo Salad
Light, refreshing and bursting with the delicate sweetness of Pomelo, a Chinese symbol of prosperity.
How will you be celebrating the Year of the Ram?