Chinese longevity bun recipes

Longevity Peach Buns (寿桃)

Longevity Peach Buns (寿桃)

According to Chinese folk legends, these peaches ripen every thousands of years, and grant immortality to humans when consumed
Summer Palace

Summer Palace

Summer Palace, the in-house Chinese restaurant at the Regent Hotel, has been around since forever. For a restaurant with such longevity, it's, quite surprisingly, stayed under most foodies' radar

Arriving another milestone in my life........

Chinese people tend to celebrate birthdays with not only birthday cakes, but the eating of noodles. Such custom as eating longevity noodle, an auspicious token of long life, on birthday was entrenched in the Tang dynasty
Pho Hoa

Pho Hoa

It's not to say their food sucks, afterall, there's gotta be a reason for their longevity in the revolving door of eateries in the bohemian village
Longevity Peach Buns

Longevity Peach Buns

The Chinese God of Longevity, known as Sau, is a symbol of easy life, smooth living, and victory over the strife that life can sometimes cause

Gong Xi Fa Cai

Dumplings, or "jiaozi", resemble old Chinese currency, while long noodles and peaches symbolise longevity