Stuffed Lotus Root with Sticky Rice

This is one of the dishes that I want to try for a long time. With a pressure cooker, it will be a lot easier. Prepare a lotus root. Mine is about 700g. Peel it. Cut two ends at about 3-5 cm. Don’t throw them away. Wash sticky rice and drain them. I used about…

Zong Zi Again!

There are still some bamboo leaves left in my fridge since last time I made zongzi (sticky rice dumplings). Last Wednesday was my resting day. No work, no need to go out. So I decided to use some to make Zongzi. And also because I really missed zongzi, could’t wait to have some. This time,…

My First Try On Ang Ku Kueh

There is a kind of glutinous rice flour ball stuffed with red bean paste or pork floss called 青团 (Qing Tuan) in China. I love it very much. And it looks like this: Actually, I love almost all kinds of dessert made from glutinous rice flour. They taste very chewy. I love the texture and…

Hong Tang Ba Ba

It’s a sweet Chinese snack in Southwestern China area, I think. Hong Tang means brown sugar in Chinese. Ba Ba refers to cake made from glutinous rice flour. This summer holiday when my husband and I were in China. My friends there treated us Xiao Long kan hotpot. One dish is Hong tang baba. And…

Glutinous Rice Chicken Soup

Glutinous rice needs to be soaked in water for overnight. Stuff chicken with glutinous rice, 3 or 4 garlic cloves, 2 or 3 red dates. And then tight the chicken up in case the stuff inside run out. Put chicken in a large deep pot. Add in enough water. Make spring onion a knot, then…