Celebrate Chinese New Year with a Far East Feast!

Get inspired with our easy and delicious Chinese New Year recipes that everyone will love. Lunar New Year is a time for celebrations, good food, and great company!

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with a feast everyone will love. From steamed dumplings, a soup that’s sure to become a family favourite and some delicious pork dishes (it’s the year of the pig after all), this menu is all about sharing, and is guaranteed to get your lunar new year off to a great start!

Even if Lunar New Year isn’t on your celebration calendar this year, these recipes are a great opportunity to try something new and put your Varoma to good use.

prawn dumplings steamed cabbage dumplings

Steamed Cabbage and Pork DumplingsFabulous Flavour on Every Level cookbook and recipe chip

Prawn DumplingsYum Cha collection

Must have accessories: Our generously sized Stainless Steel Dumpling Mould makes forming dumplings a breeze. Cut down cleaning time by steaming them on our new Vented Varoma Papers.

steamed sticky rice with pork

Steamed Sticky Rice with PorkFabulous Flavour on Every Level cookbook and recipe chip

Must have accessories: You’ll need our Silicone Dariole Moulds for this recipe. We also recommend placing your dariole moulds on our Stainless Steel Trivet to assist circulating steam flow (and also fit in another mould into your Varoma dish!).

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Steamed Rice Balls with Spicy Lime Dipping SauceGood Food, Gluten Free cookbook and recipe chip

Prawn Balls with Pickled VegetablesStreet Food collection

Must have accessories: Our easy and convenient Varoma Sheets fit perfectly in your Varoma. Use the plain sheets to cook eggs, salmon, and marinated meats, while the vented sheets are great for dumplings and bao buns.


Teriyaki Salmon BowlVaroma Entertaining Made Easy collection

Must have accessories: Our new Stainless Steel Varoma Steaming Tray makes cleaning your Varoma and breeze and keeps that delicious marinade right where you want it.

chicken noodle soup

Asian Chicken Noodle SoupAll-In-One Meals collection

Make-ahead tips.

Just because you whipped up an amazing Chinese New Year feast doesn’t mean you want to spend all night in the kitchen. Follow our make-ahead tips to get prepared so you can spend less time chopping and more time chatting.

2-4 days before:

Assemble dumplings, then store in the freezer.

1 day before:

Make Teriyaki marinade for salmon

Prepare dipping sauces (note: most of these recipes have their own but you could easily save time by choosing your favourite two sauces).

Morning of:

Make pickled vegetables from Prawn Balls recipe.