Celebrate the Chinese New Year with a feast everyone will love. From steamed dumplings, a soup that’s sure to become a family favourite and some delicious pork dishes (it’s the year of the pig after all), this menu is all about sharing, and is guaranteed to get your lunar new year off to a great start!
Even if Lunar New Year isn’t on your celebration calendar this year, these recipes are a great opportunity to try something new and put your Varoma to good use.
Steamed Cabbage and Pork Dumplings – Fabulous Flavour on Every Level cookbook and recipe chip
Prawn Dumplings – Yum Cha collection
Steamed Sticky Rice with Pork – Fabulous Flavour on Every Level cookbook and recipe chip
Must have accessories: You’ll need our Silicone Dariole Moulds for this recipe. We also recommend placing your dariole moulds on our Stainless Steel Trivet to assist circulating steam flow (and also fit in another mould into your Varoma dish!).
Steamed Rice Balls with Spicy Lime Dipping Sauce – Good Food, Gluten Free cookbook and recipe chip
Prawn Balls with Pickled Vegetables – Street Food collection
Must have accessories: Our easy and convenient Varoma Sheets fit perfectly in your Varoma. Use the plain sheets to cook eggs, salmon, and marinated meats, while the vented sheets are great for dumplings and bao buns.
Teriyaki Salmon Bowl – Varoma Entertaining Made Easy collection
Must have accessories: Our new Stainless Steel Varoma Steaming Tray makes cleaning your Varoma and breeze and keeps that delicious marinade right where you want it.
Asian Chicken Noodle Soup – All-In-One Meals collection
Just because you whipped up an amazing Chinese New Year feast doesn’t mean you want to spend all night in the kitchen. Follow our make-ahead tips to get prepared so you can spend less time chopping and more time chatting.
2-4 days before:
Assemble dumplings, then store in the freezer.
1 day before:
Make Teriyaki marinade for salmon
Prepare dipping sauces (note: most of these recipes have their own but you could easily save time by choosing your favourite two sauces).
Make pickled vegetables from Prawn Balls recipe.