All the gold you can eat this Chinese New Year

There is no flavour to edible gold, which is used purely for aesthetic purposes to jazz up a dish or drink.
There is no flavour to edible gold, which is used purely for aesthetic purposes to jazz up a dish or drink.PHOTO: FACE BISTRO

SINGAPORE - It is quite the gold rush this Chinese New Year, as everything from roast suckling pig, brownies and yusheng are getting a touch of luxe.

Indeed, all that glitters is actually edible gold - be it in the form of powder, flakes or sheets, which may come from Italy, France or Kanazawa city, which produces 99 per cent of gold leaf in Japan.

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