Saturday 28 January marks the start of Chinese New Year, an event lasting 15 days and celebrated by Chinese communities across the world, with food as its main focus.
It’s time to get your chopsticks at the ready and enjoy some authentic Oriental food to usher in a fresh start. Here's 6 of the best from our cookware range to help you create a Chinese feast.
The Chinese lunar calendar is associated with the Chinese zodiac, which has 12 animal signs: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig. Each animal represents a year in a 12-year cycle, beginning on Chinese New Year's Day: 2017 is the year of the hardworking, courageous and talented Rooster.
For dim sum, the John Lewis Two-tier bamboo steamer is the traditional way of cooking to retain flavours
Stick with tradition to serve rice with the John Lewis Asian East Celadon rice spoon, finished with an intricate handle design.
Master Asian cooking with the Ken Hom Wok Performance non-stick carbon steel wok to create your favourite recipe
Designed to make rice simple and foolproof, go seamlessly from packet to table with this specially-designed Joseph Joseph M-Cuisine microwave rice cooker
Here are a few easy ideas for a speedy and nutritious Chinese supper