Category Archives: Sweet Congee & Desserts

Red Bean-Lily Bulb Soup the Cantonese Way

Sweet red bean (adzuki or Aduki bean) soup is a popular dessert among the Chinese. One can find it hawked along the streets and served at grand Chinese banquets. I enjoy the distinctive aroma of red bean enhanced by the … Continue reading

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Crunchy Sesame-seaweed Roll

The black sesame dressing in this sesame-seaweed roll tantalizes your taste buds with its aroma and whets the appetite with its tartness. This recipe is great for dieters interested in lowering their LDL cholesterol! Sesame, walnut and nori seaweed are … Continue reading

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Dragon Jelly

Boost your immunity this flu season with this attractive party dessert. It is loaded with powerful antioxidants such as Vitamin C and phenolics, which are acknowledged for their anti-aging and anti-cancer properties. Both dragon fruit and konnyaku (konjac) are prebiotics … Continue reading

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Fresh Popiah To Suit Your Fancy

Popiah is a fresh spring roll that originates in Southern China and spread throughout East Asia and Southeast Asia metamorphosing into different variations to suit local taste buds and individual preferences. It has a blend of textures and flavors knitted … Continue reading

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Crispy, Fragrant Fuling Pancake

Try this wafer-thin, fragrant, crispy pancake with the added benefit of fuling, a therapeutic mushroom. Fuling is a porous mushroom shaped like a coconut and can grow as large; hence one of its scientific names is ‘Poria cocos’. Like truffles, … Continue reading

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