Flavor: Reddish-Brown: Other — Dinner: Menu
Mrs. Chiang remembers that “Chinese New Year was the biggest celebration of the year in the Szechwan countryside. We children got new clothes, shiny new coins, and special treats of candy, nuts, and oranges. My father would be very grave about weighing out each child’s portion so none of us felt cheated.
“But the eating was even better than the gifts. Each branch of the family gave a banquet for everyone else; my u