Bak Kwa: A Chinese Lunar New Year Treat
[Editor's Note: Chinese Lunar New Year begins tomorrow, ushering in the Year of the Dragon. There are many festive foods that are traditional to eat during the Lunar New Year festival, but Bak Kwa, a pork jerky, is not one that I've ever tried. Learn more about this fascinating treat from Biren of Roti n Rice in her informative post which also includes a list of other foods considered auspicious for the New Year! --Genie]
Bak Kwa (Long Yoke Korn)Dragon Meat for the Year of the Dragon
No Lunar New Year celebration is complete without boxes of these wafer thin pieces of pork jerky with an unbeatable combination of sweet and salty flavors. Not to mention that most people will swear that the bak kwa from their favorite hometown restaurant has absolutely the best taste in the whole wide world.
Image Credit: Roti n Rice, used by permission.