Here are some of the 2024 lucky foods for the new year’s eve for an abundant new year.
A new year is always promising and to start the year right, here are some of 2024 lucky foods for the Year of the Dragon.
The Year of the Dragon is just around the corner and in the world, as the people welcome a brand new year, various cultures practice different beliefs and one of them is in the food to consume during this celebration. In the Southern United States, preparing and eating black-eyed peas and collard greens will bring wealth and good fortune.
There’s also lentils and grapes in Spain and long noodles in China which represents for long life.
There is definitely nothing wrong in practicing your own belief. You’d lose nothing in following them. It’s just that these symbolisms are deeply rooted culture and holds great significance.
In the Philippines, among the foods said to be lucky for the new year are:
- Glutinous Rice Cake
The names sounds like “getting higher year-on-by-year” in Chinese and this signifies prosperity.
This dish is prepared as a sign of plenty and good luck because of their shining scales.
This is associated with luck. This dish also has a long shelf life.
As based on the Chinese beliefs, this food represents long life.
Oranges and other citrus fruits like oranges, tangerines, and kumquats are considered lucky because of their happy and lucky color.
In Cantonese, shrimp is “ha” which is a sound for laughter, hence, this food is associated with liveliness, happiness, and good fortune.
- Green Vegetables
They signify spring, renewal, energy, progress, and wealth.
This beverage represents money and success which is why this made it on the list of lucky foods for 2024.
Meanwhile, the 12 lucky fruits for 2024 are apples, oranges, bananas, watermelons, papaya, melons, pears, kiat-kiat, grapes, pineapples, mangoes, and lemon or calamansi.
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