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Savouring heritage treasures

Every Chinese New Year is an occasion for each dialect group to proudly prepare and present their classic recipes, which are often badges of identity passed down the generations. By David Yip

TRADITION. It's the very foundation upon which the Chinese New Year celebration is built upon. But with the slew of new-fangled yusheng variations (itself not a traditional dish), luxed-up pen cai and even non-Chinese chefs getting in on the act, where do the festive favourites of yore fit in?