The aura of mystery surrounding the Chinese Zodiacs and its elements have always piqued our curiosity. So, after a doing a little digging up, we’ve round up all of the zodiacs and elements, and the type of Chinese Food which will suit their personalities best.
This Chinese New Year signifies the Year of the Monkey. The previous years were 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992 and 2004. If you were born in any of these years, you are considered as a clever person. And like your element, Jin aka Metal, you’re tough and would take on any problems head on.
That’s why, we believe Schezwan Chicken suits your personality best! Because like you, it is packed with fiery flavours.
As for the rest, we haven’t forgotten about you. Read on…
Element A – Jin (Metal)
1. People born in 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993 and 2005 also falls under metal element. They are born in the Year of the Rooster. These people are the epitome of fidelity and punctuality, and like metal they are headstrong.
Nothing more or less for you than Stir fried mixed-veggies which will give you a colourful appearance and a delight for the palate.
Element B – Shui (Water)
2. If you’re born in the Year of the Rat i.e. one of these years 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984 and 1996, your element is Water. Although not considered as adorable, people born under the Year of the Rat are spirited, witty and alert. Like their element, they are also flexible and vital.
Gorge on a plate full of Chowmein. Like you, it is simply tasteful.
3. People born in the Year of the Pig i.e. 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983 and 1995 also has Water as their element. These people are well-behaved and selfless. If you’re born in the Year of the Pig, you are known to bring affluence to people. But you’re also clumsy and lazy.
Soupy wontons will definitely suit your soul. Much like yourself, these wontons sure warm our tummies.
Element C – Tu (Earth)
4. Were you born in 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985 or 1997? You are born in the Year of the Ox and your element is Earth. The oxen is a symbol of diligence, persistence and honesty. Like their element, people born in the Year of the Ox are tardy, productive but cautious.
Ah! You are the ever popular Peking chicken. Just out there, it looks yum and tastes equally delicious.
5. A token of authority and honour defines people born in the Year of the Dragon i.e. 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988 and 2000. They are known as the harbinger of success and luck. Much like their element, they stand for capacity.
Like your personality, dim sums never fail to impress us and oh yes, these tidbits always keeps us wanting more.
6. People born in the Year of the Sheep (1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991 and 2003) are liked by all. Like their element – Mother Earth, they are gentle, calm and heart-warming. They remind others of beautiful things.
Hearty and whole, you’re like a bowl of delightful fried rice. Keeps us content and happy.
7. If you were born in any of these years – 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982 and 1994, consider yourself lucky. You fall under the Year of the Dog. Loyalty and a good friend perfectly defines you. Like healthy earthy soil, you symbolize the coming of fortune.
Always by our side, you’re like a steaming dish of momos.
Element D – Mu (Wood)
8. The Years of the Tiger are 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986 and 1998. Are you one? You are reflected as brave and stately. Sometimes you can come off as forceful and terrifying. You are as sturdy and strong like your element – Wood.
Packed with zest and flavours, Kung Pao Chicken may look a little overwhelming but once you dig in, it’s totally worth it.
9. The Year of the Rabbit represents hope. You’re one if you’re born in 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987 or 1999. People with the Rabbit sign are approachable, noble and elegant. Like their element, wood, they provide warmth.
You can never say no to Spring Rolls. These delectable rolls perfectly defines your personality.
Element E – Huo (Fire)
10. Although always a sign of malevolence, snake is always considered evil. If you were born in 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989 or 2001, you fall under Year of the Snake. But worry not, it is also as sign of intelligence, delight and divination like its fire element.
For you, we have chilli potatoes which are packed with intense and fiery taste.
11. The fire element represents zeal and energy. People born in the years 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990 and 2002 are associated to fire element and the Year of the Horse. They are independent and have immense integrity. They often make the effort to improve themselves with passion and diligence.
The best of both worlds, the zesty sweet and sour pork is the perfect Chinese dish for your soul. You know why!
There you have it!
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