The flavour of the tea smoked duck is really fragrant, and deep. It goes really well with the light zingy salad.
If you want to impress your friends and family (or the Chinese take-away...) by knowing some of the lingo, this website has a great table breaking down common Chinese phrases with the pinyin, Chinese characters, and audio files so you can hear how it is meant to sound.
But what are your plans for New Year? Do you always order a Chinese take-away or cook your own? Perhaps this year is the first year you are celebrating! Let me know in the comments below.