Happy Lunar New Year of the Horse everyone! We’re back in AKwan’s Kitchen! This week, we’re making a traditional Cantonese dish for the new year. Dried oysters with black moss is typically eaten around the Chinese New Year because of its auspicious connotations: the Chinese pronunciation for dried oysters sounds like the Chinese phrase for “good happenings” and the Chinese pronunciation for black moss sounds like the phrase for “good fortune.”
Full written recipe after the jump.