Chinese New Year Cookies

It’s the year of the monkey, a Fire Monkey to be exact. In Chinese astrology, both the sign and element of your birth year are said to affect your personality and destiny. So for all you witty, intelligent and mischievous Monkeys out there, here’s a few tips to make the most of your year:

  • Lucky numbers: 4 and 9
  • Lucky days: the 14th and 28th of any Chinese lunar calendar month
  • Lucky colors: white, blue, gold
  • Lucky flowers: chrysanthemum, crape-myrtle
  • Lucky directions: north, northwest, west
  • Lucky months: Chinese lunar months 8 and 12