Happy Lunar New Year 4710! It's the year of the dragon. In Cantonese they say gong hay fat choy wishing people happiness and prosperity. Pictured above is a moss called fat choy and sounds the same as the words fat choy in gong hay fat choy -- it's traditional to include this in meals at New Years.
Increasingly expensive, less and less is being used. Sold dried, it is re-hydrated before using. This small amount is floating in a bowl of water.
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