Can you believe reunion dinner for the highly anticipated annual Chinese New Year is this weekend? Where has time gone! To take family reunions to the next level, all-in-one social cooking app CookX Asia has launched a Lunar New Year menu specially curated by Chef TK Dong, the app’s newest ambassador in aims to reduce food waste this festive season.
Hop Your Way To A Delightful Feast With CookX’s CNY Ecopack
Chef Dong is a seasoned chef who specialises in Hook Chiew-style cooking and this year, CookX has introduced a CNY ecopack that’s jam-packed with a “HUAT & FRESH 兔 COOK” feast featuring six different recipes by him. Utilising CookX Asia’s signature style of fresh pre-portioned ingredients coupled with detailed recipes and instructional cooking videos, the CNY ecopack contains everything you need to take your reunion dinner to the next level with recipes that bring together the best of the Chinese New Year tradition with a Malaysian twist.
A Chinese New Year dinner needs the freshest and the healthiest of ingredients, so here’s where Beacon Mart comes in! Collaborating with CookX Asia is Beacon Mart, Malaysia’s one-stop healthy food mart chain, that ensures all customers will be working with the finest of ingredients in preparing their Chinese New Year meal, supplying the fish, poultry and everything in between. Also included in CookX Asia’s CNY ecopack are free CookX-logo angpaos.
Among Chef Dong’s recipes in the CNY ecopack are the traditional two whole fish dishes – Steamed Pomfret, which features fresh pomfret from Beacon Mart steamed with delicious sauce, and Portuguese Steamed Fish. Other dishes include Herbal Chicken Soup, Lemon Hand Shredded Chicken, Potato Curry Chicken, and a dessert of Jujube Millet Tong Sui, which serves as an anti-ageing dish that also improves eye health and intestinal digestion.
As a chef with 21 years of experience, Chef Dong is certainly familiar with the medley of flavours behind Chinese New Year meals. A native of Sibu, Sarawak, Chef Dong grew up with Hook Chiew or Fuzhou style of cooking, which heavily features light, flavourful foods with an emphasis on sweet and sour flavours. Operating several successful cafes in Kuala Lumpur and East Malaysia, he has also made his mark in Singapore, Guang Zhou, Shen Zhen and Shanghai and has made several appearances on Malaysia TV food programs.
“The reunion dinner is more than just a celebration, it’s the family coming together and setting the tone for the year to come while spending time with one another,” shared Chef Dong, Brand Ambassador, CookX Asia, adding “It was important to me that I found a way to balance the requirements of the traditional dinner, such as the whole fish dishes while adding the Malaysian element — I think we have managed to achieve that with the right mix of ingredients and flavours, and I’m glad. I hope our customers will enjoy these recipes as much as we enjoyed creating them.”
For more info, visit https://cookx.asia/.
Source: Press Release