From 8 to 23 February 2005,
Singapore Airlines will be serving traditional Lunar New Year dishes on flights to all cities in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, London,
Amsterdam, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Auckland and Christchurch.
travellers will be able to indulge in a refreshing savoury and sweet salad of tossed vegetables in plum sauce accented with succulent slices of smoked salmon. Auspiciously named
the "Prosperity New Year Salad" or "Fa Cai Yu Sheng", the dish symbolizes abundance and wealth and is a must-have for many Chinese households during this festive
For the main course, the
airline is presenting "Prosperity for All" in First and select Raffles Class flights. This dish features another symbol of abundance for the
Chinese, the abalone, served with a medley of deluxe vegetables stirred fried in an exquisite sauce. For other sectors, Raffles Class passengers will have a taste of
traditional Chinese dishes like fillet of fish served in an oriental golden mushroom sauce or chicken with "three treasures" fried rice – a rice dish cooked with two types
of scallops and prawns. And for Economy Class, passengers can savour familiar Chinese favourites like braised or stirred fried meats like chicken, pork or fish, served
with deluxe vegetables.
To start the Lunar New Year on a sweet note, on the first day of the New Year (9 February), each passenger will be presented with pineapple tarts, a traditional sweet
and tangy pastry with fruity filling.
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