Originally published in the Journal de Montréal on February 5, 2011.
The Chinese New Year that started on Thursday 3rd February falls under the sign of the symbolic animal Rabbit or Hare, and the cosmological element White Metal.
According to Chinese astrology, this will be a relatively peaceful year, with good opportunities for those who show themselves to be more persevering than daring. The astrologers also feel that it will be an equally favourable year for different lifestyles: receiving, cooking, taking care of one’s appearance and one’s house. So what better way to start off the New Year than with a rabbit on your menu?
Our recipes that feature a rabbit: