In Chinese, fish declares like surplus. Chinese citizen always want to have an excess at the end of every year, since they thought if they handled to save some by the end of the year, and then they can create more by next year. The lucky sayings for consuming fish is that to have more than what is needed. Success in exam is also believed with a leaping fish over its dragon gate.
Longevity noodles obviously represent a desire for longevity. The length and undetached arrangement also represents the eater's life. These noodles must be uncut and are longer than the normal noodles. It can be serve either boiled, hand out in a bowl together with a broth or it may be fried and served on a plate.
Certain fruits or crop are eaten through the Chinese New Year term, like oranges, tangerines, and Pomelo. They are chosen as they are mostly golden in color, round and symbolized wealth and fullness, but more visibly for the fortunate sound they bring out when spoken. Displaying and eating oranges and tangerines is thought to bring better luck and fortune because of their pronunciation. The Chinese for tangerine and orange which sounds identical as the Chinese called for success. Eating pomeloes is believed to carry constant prosperity. It is believed that the more you eat them, the more wealth is coming.