White Fungus, Red Dates, Lotus Seeds & Longan Soup

It’s a sweet soup, more like dessert. Ingredients are simple: White fungus soak in water till soft and tear them apart. Lotus seed washed in water. Split in halves and remove the green sprout if there is. Remove the seed of red dates and cut or tear into smaller pieces. Other ingredients are longan meat,…

Jing Gao (甑糕)

I will never say no to any dessert made from sticky rice or sticky rice flour. This cake is from Xi’an. It became popular recently due to a Chinese TV drama. The Chinese name 甑糕 actually should be pronounced as “Zeng Gao”, however, people from Shan’an Xi called it Jing Gao. 甑 is an ancient…

Healthy Bean Soup

It’s a soup made of different kinds of beans. It’s very healthy. There was a period of time, I cooked regularly. My husband’s grey hairs became much less. Recently, I decided to cook it again. Main ingredients are beans. I measured with my own hands. Ingredients: A handful of Red beans A handful of Kidney…

Water Chestnuts Dessert

Water chestnut is not usually seen in my hometown, but very common in Singapore. And it’s widely used in cooking savory food, dessert and making drinks. Ingredients: Peeled Water chestnuts (around 8) Water 500g Red dates (4-5 cut into halves and remove the seed) Wolf berries several Sugar 1 tablespoon (you can cut or add…

Pig Tripe Soup

1. Cut clean pig tripe into short slices. 2. Put pig tripe in a pot. Add in enough water. Heat on the stove. When the water is almost boiled. Take the tripe out. Rinse and drain. Pour the rest water out. 3. Put tripe back in the pot again. Also pour in enough water. 4….