Year of the Dog

Gong Hey Fat Choy! Happy Chinese New Year! The Chinese New Year is about doing away with the old of the previous year and ushering in health, good fortune, prosperity, and happiness in the new year. It is the most important holiday celebrated in China. Celebrate with these titles from our digital collection to start a fresh new year.

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First published in 1936 and since then a collector's item of increasing rarity, Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages comprises a review of the characteristics, decorations, folklore, and symbolism of this esteemed mineral that has always held a proud place among gems of the world. The book presents a full descriptive account of the significance and meaning of the carvings produced in this prize stone by Chinese craftsmen from the earliest times, through the Chou and succeeding dynasties, down to the twentieth century.

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Kenny Lao has been making dumplings for 30 years-in homes, food trucks, and restaurants across America. He has made dumplings at large family parties, in professional kitchens with Michelin-star chefs, and even with rap mogul P. Diddy. In his first cookbook, Lao reveals how to make the perfect dumpling and host amazing dumpling parties.   Hey There, Dumpling! features 100 recipes covering classic Asian and modern flavors, including Pork and Napa Cabbage and Spicy BBQ-Glazed Beef dumplings, mix-and-match tangy dips, crispy salads, delicious noodles, and festive drinks. With 50 color photographs, graphic step-by-step tutorials, and Lao's accessible approach to the kitchen, you'll be inspired to make dumplings a regular for weeknight meals and a star at your next dinner party.

Heritage Dragon - Chinese New Year

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Ni hao! This means hello in Mandarin Chinese, and it is the magic phrase that opens the gateway to an enormous world of sights and sounds. Mandarin Chinese is the official language of Mainland China, and is spoken by over 1.3 billion people around the world. Not only is it an incredibly important language on today’s global economic stage, it is an ancient language filled with beauty, history and cultural significance.

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