CNY 2019: All the gold you can eat

Go on a gilt trip this Chinese New Year, as everything from roast suckling pig to yusheng is getting touched by gold - edible gold, that is.

This form of gold comes in powder, flakes or sheets from places like Italy, France, or Japan's Kanazawa city.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 03, 2019, with the headline 'Gold class'. Print Edition | Subscribe