Taste Hong Kong: Dessert

Recipe Archive : Dessert

Baby Tang Yuan or Glutinous Rice Balls in Boozy Sweet Soup Baby Tang Yuan or Glutinous Rice Balls in Boozy Sweet Soup Perhaps I should name this boozy dessert as Mock Fermented Glutinous Rice Wine with Rice Balls because I was using Japanese sake than the Chinese fermented wine (酒釀). ...
Baby Taro – a Traditional Food for Moon Festival Baby Taro – a Traditional Food for Moon Festival I want to make some noise here for the baby taros, a food supposedly to be included for celebrating the Mid Autumn Festival and is also good for serving as snack or dessert. ...
Beancurd Skin Sweet Soup with Ginkgo Nuts and Job’s Tears Beancurd Skin Sweet Soup with Ginkgo Nuts and Job’s Tears I particularly love making this classic Chinese dessert when climate turns cooler and drier. This is one of the most popular dessert here in Hong Kong ...
Brown Rice Soup – Milky yet Milk Free Brown Rice Soup – Milky yet Milk Free I prepare this soup by borrowing the skills of making drinks from soy beans, sesames, almonds, etc. Likewise, the ingredients used are also simple including only brown rice, water and some seasonings. ...
Chinese Almond Tea – Traditional Style Chinese Almond Tea – Traditional Style Making almond tea is similar to preparing soy bean milk. In this recipe, we add sticky rice, making it somewhat creamier. ...
Chinese Egg Pudding, my Organic Dessert Chinese Egg Pudding, my Organic Dessert Like savory steamed eggs, if properly steamed, this sweet egg pudding should have a silky texture resembling soft tofu. ...
Chinese Mochi with Black Sesame Seeds Chinese Mochi with Black Sesame Seeds A once-popular-roadside-food in Hong Kong, made from steamed sticky rice dough and coated with coarse sesame powder plus sugar. ...
Chinese Sticky Rice Cake with Coconut Milk, Steamed and Fried Chinese Sticky Rice Cake with Coconut Milk, Steamed and Fried I like enjoy this cake pan-fried with egg, which is crisp on the outside and soft inside. ...
Dorayaki,  Japanese Sweet Pancake Dorayaki, Japanese Sweet Pancake The classic dorayaki is made up of two pancakes sandwiched with sweet red bean paste. In this simple recipe, I paired up the dorayaki with nutella. ...
Ginger Milk Pudding, a Natural Custard Ginger Milk Pudding, a Natural Custard We do not bake or steam. Nor do we need one single curding agent like egg, gelatin, flour, or agar-agar... Still we make a feathery smooth custard-like dessert with only ginger, milk and sugar. ...
Green Tea (Matcha) Pudding, a Gluten-Free Dessert Green Tea (Matcha) Pudding, a Gluten-Free Dessert An eggless pudding with a smooth and creamy texture, prepared by a fool-proof method. ...
Homemade Soy Milk – Tricky yet Easy Homemade Soy Milk – Tricky yet Easy With the right tools, which complement each others, making soy milk at home can be easy though tricky. ...
Homemade Sweet Red (Azuki) Bean Paste, Chunky and Smooth Homemade Sweet Red (Azuki) Bean Paste, Chunky and Smooth I truly like how I could control the consistency of homemade red bean paste, making it versatile for different uses. ...
Lotus Seeds and a Sweet Soup Lotus Seeds and a Sweet Soup This Lotus Seed Tea recipe here perhaps is the easiest and most simple recipe to enjoy lotus seeds which has been valued for its calming properties. ...
Poached Pears in Osmanthus and Ginger Drink Poached Pears in Osmanthus and Ginger Drink It is a sheer pleasure in making this dessert. With its package only half-opened, the flowery fragrance from the dried osmanthus already masked me in seconds. ...
Steamed Papaya with Chinese South Almond Milk Steamed Papaya with Chinese South Almond Milk Making this papaya at home is fun and simple especially if you are familiar with the use of a food processor. If not, you may simply substitute an equal amount of your favorite milk for the south almond milk. ...
Stuffed Red Dates with Sticky Rice Balls Stuffed Red Dates with Sticky Rice Balls Making this sticky rice ball because we need no fillings for it. Instead, the rice ball takes the opposite role, acting as the filling for the pitted red date and giving this healthy dessert a bouncy kick. ...
Taro Paste with Coconut Oil, Teochew (Chiu Chow) and Vegetarian Style Taro Paste with Coconut Oil, Teochew (Chiu Chow) and Vegetarian Style A healthier version of taro paste, which is lard-free and can be adapted by adding ginkgo nuts or pine nuts. ...
Water Chestnut Cake for Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day Water Chestnut Cake for Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day This water chestnut cake (ma tai gou 馬蹄糕) is easy and quick to make; with all the ingredients handy, the preparations can be done in about an hour (steaming time included). ...
White Fungus (Snow Ear Fungus) Sweet Soup with Papaya White Fungus (Snow Ear Fungus) Sweet Soup with Papaya This sweet soup is good for nourishing our respiratory systems and lungs. Having downed a bowl of this, my dry throat already soothed a bit. ...
Winter Melon and Dried Longan Drink Winter Melon and Dried Longan Drink I make this healing drinking look fancier here, but the way it is served will not degrade its cooling property for curbing the summer heat in our bodies. ...