Chinese New Year....salad?
Tuesday, February 01, 2011 | Author: Dav

Rolled with the gang and had Yee Sang again the other day, and had a second helping of it during a company lunch as well. That's TWO salad's I've had this year so far and counting.


Think I'm maxing out my quota for salads in 2011 real quick.

So anyway:

Yee sang or yuu sahng (simplified Chinese: 鱼生; pinyin: yúshēng), also known as lo hei (Cantonese for 撈起 or 捞起) is a Teochew-style raw fish salad. It usually consists of strips of raw fish (most commonly salmon), mixed with shredded vegetables and a variety of sauces and condiments, among other ingredients. Yusheng literally means "raw fish" but since "fish (鱼)" is commonly conflated with its homophone "abundance (余)", Yúshēng (鱼生) is interpreted as a homophone for Yúshēng (余升) meaning an increase in abundance. Therefore, yusheng is considered a symbol of abundance, prosperity and vigor.

Wiki that 'yo!

So Happy Chinese New Year to all.

Dav out

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