Top 10 Lucky Foods to Eat on New Year’s Eve

It is a human tendency to do all those things that are known to bring us good luck and fortune. In case good fortune is known to shower on us by following some traditions then we are more than willing to follow all such traditions irrespective of the places and religion to which these belong. Here we are going to focus on something like this which has to do with eating. There are a lot of food items, the consumption of which is considered to be lucky. It is said that if you consume these items of food on a new year’s eve then you get a year that is replete with prosperity as well as good health. Here are the top 10 lucky foods to eat on new year’s eve that you must know.

  1. Dumplings

It is in China where a tradition requires the families to gather and make jiaozi. The dumplings are given the shaped of gold ingot which is the currency that was used in ancient China. Thus, if you eat these then it is supposed to bring you a good financial strength in times to come.

  1. Cornbread

You can form a combination of the black-eyed peas and greens with the cornbread so as to be fortunate this year. There is a very popular Southern saying that goes as follows, “peas for pennies, greens for dollars, and cornbread for gold.” You can easily prepare his lucrative dish at home.

  1. Soba

It is considered to be lucky according to the tradition in Japan. The length of soup’s soba  symbolizes a long life. On the other hand, the buckwheat flour of which the noodles are made of gets resiliency.

  1. Greens

Greens are one of the items on our lucky food list because these are known to resemble money. There is not much that you need to have this dish. You can easily reaper it at home with the help of some ingredients that are easily available at the nearby market places.

  1. Beans

Beans again are known to resemble money. To be more specific, these resemble or symbolize coins. As a tradition, in American South, beans are combined with rice and bacon to inaugurate a lucky New Year. This dish is called Hoppin’ John.

  1. Grapes

It is basically a Spanish tradition to pop a grape for each when the clock strikes 12 midnight with each of these representing the page of the calendar of the year to come. In vase one turns out to be a little bitter then you need to be a little cautious about the  month.

  1. Pork

Due to the fact that the pigs always move forward while they eat so that are considrred to be a lucky New Year’s Eve food. In addition to this they are also rotund that symbolizing a fat wallet in times to come.

  1. Fish

Fish is one of the most luckiest New Year’s Eve food. The key here are the scales on the body of the fish that resembles the coins. As these swim always in pods this indicates the idea of being in abundance.

  1. Pomegranate

It is basically a Greek tradition to toss a pomegranate against the front door the moment the clock shows 12 in the night. Higher the proportion of seeds that fall out more is the luck and fertility that the household is blessed with. The families do it with great enthusiasm each year. You can also try this out and see what magic it has in store for you.

  1. Cake

Not all the cakes but the ones that are ring-shaped cakes are lucky. These must be likely to have the trinkets baked inside are known symbolize the coming of full circle.

All in all, these are the top 10 lucky foods to eat on new year’s eve. If there are more tradition that relates to this concept and we have failed to cover then then you may drop us a comment.  We are open to know more such traditions that are related to food that is considered to be lucky if eaten on the new years eve.

Author: Ruchi
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