“Having delicious cookies is what makes a Chinese New Year celebration. Not only that, the right ones are a great symbolism of giving and receiving blessings of prosperity and good health to welcome the Springtime in the Chinese calendar. A wide array of confectionaries is a must-have that will entertain guests, friends and family member for the New Year’s celebration.”
In Kuching, you will find many bakeries and confectionary get their cookies ready one month before the auspicious time of the year. Most cookies are baked because of its symbolic importance to the Chinese culture, and some are just too delicious to not be included in any household for the celebration. Here, we list some of the best CNY cookies you must have this year of 2021.
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It is impossible to miss Pineapple Tarts in every bakery or even in departmental stores. Because of its significance in CNY celebration, we have included this delicacy in our online store. It is served or given as goodies during the Lunar New Year festivities because for, the Chinese culture, pineapple symbolizes welcoming fortune. This traditional pastry is a must-have every household because not only it promises blessings, but good and tasty ones will also make your guests stay for more!
Although green peas are not the classics our parents grew up with, it has become the norm for its meaning. For the Chinese, anything round signifies coins, and the colour green signifies money. Hence, it has become the new favourite for Chinese families when celebrating the auspicious day.
One local tidbit that has become the favourite around this festive season are kueh momo. It is also known as Kuih Makmur or Ghee cookies. Makmur when translated means prosperous, so it’s a no brainer to have this during the CNY to celebrate prosperity and to welcome blessings. Other reasons this delicious cookie has gained popularity over the years is because of its perfectly round shape with a buttery taste that melts in the mouth
What better way to introduce the zodiac of the year other than baking cookies and biscuits representing the year. 2021 in Chinese calendar represents the Ox, known for its determination or its strong mentality, physically, emotionally and strong stamina. Having Ox Cookie in your house welcomes the good traits in your household, and to bless your guest with the beneficial traits of the year.
Almond cookies symbolize good luck. Historically, they were made only for royalties because it was first created in the palace during the 16th century of the Ming Dynasty. When the recipe was made available for the public, it became widely made whilst celebrating the coming of New Year so that you will have a piece of good luck all year round.
Chocolate most loved among Kuchingnites. It is said, anything that has chocolate in it can’t go wrong. It is such a universal favorite flavor and oddly enough, we can never get tired of the taste. Without a chocolate tidbit on your table during CNY is definitely incomplete. A must have and a hot sale every year. Belgium dark chocolate cookie is already being prebooked to the brim. Order now while stock lasts!
Have you ever wondered what is the significance of peanuts during this festivity? Peanut, in written Chinese, means longevity and good health. Hence, having a variety of peanut-based cookies is one of the ways to bless your household with a meaningful symbolism in your cookies and tidbits.
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The pandemic is still ongoing, hence it is best to #stayathome to curb this sickness together. What better way to do your shopping if it is not online, safe and comfortable at your home. We prioritise security and safety in providing our service, so you can feel free to browse our wide arrays of pastry delicacies and purchase them on our e-shop. Desserts.my acts an escrow that holds your payment and will only release it to vendors upon successful delivery of your order. We will refund your payment if delivery otherwise was unsuccessful. Your personal and private information is also safe, so you do not have to worry whilst making purchases.
We are aware of the worry you would have about pastry delivery that is receiving the goods without damage. We work with an experienced runner company that has a decade of experience in their profession. They are very well trained in handling fragile pastries for dispatch using vans to ensure a swift yet safe delivery of your order. However, if you prefer to pick up your order instead, it is also possible by notifying our vendors through the website.
Do take note that as our vendors need to prepare your order for the Chinese New Year. Kindly make bookings as soon as you can, as the bookings will be closed on the 5th of February 2021. Excited for the Chinese New Year? Get your delicious pastries and cookies from our website today! If you want a variety of delicacies for the celebration, why not order Kek Lapis too.