Homemade Dark Chocolate (Paleo). Melt chocolate and butterscotch chips in the top of a double boiler over simmering water. Read recipe reviews of Chinese New Year Chocolate Candy posted by millions of cooks on Allrecipes. Chow mein noodles and peanuts in a chocolate and butterscotch coating. This rich, paleo-friendly homemade dark chocolate melts in the mouth. As an addendum, we split a gluten-free banana and chocolate chip muffin from Mariposa Baking (I think it’s safe to say that this booth will be providing our regular Sunday morning cheats). Technically, I’m supposed to fill up a round Chinese candy tray (kinda like the littler red one there) but I’m too cheap to actually buy a Chinese candy tray that will only get used once a year.
This week, I highlight Chinese New Year-inspired dishes, Valentine’s Day treats, and a Paleo/gluten-free pop-up dinner (! ) in San Francisco. As a kid, both were equally important for me because I’d get money for nothing in red envelopes on the former occasion and free candy on the latter. Using a small paint brush to spread the melted chocolate into the molds somehow reminds me of painting in kindergarten –where there were no mistakes. Thursday, February 19, marks the start of the Chinese New Year. It’s time to say so long to the Year of the Horse and welcome the Year of the Goat.
The snacks are sold in the weeks leading up to the Lunar New Year and through to the end of the celebration. Traditional Chinese candy stores have special chocolates in the shape of auspicious figures. I’m really excited about this Paleo Chinese Chicken Salad recipe. Lynn Schadler- I found your candy sushi minus the chocolate! An easy recipe to make! Original recipe yield: 2 dozen. 1 – Coat dish in butter.