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SPECIAL COMPILATION OF 30 CHINESE NEW YEAR RECIPES–PART 2– Auspicious Chinese Cakes and Sweets ( 30 春节食谱汇编 2– 应年节庆糕点)

INTRODUCTION

This is a special compilation for all the Chinese New Year related recipes. It will be divided into 3 posts.

  • Part 1 (90 recipes)  is concerning all the cookies, pastries pertaining to the Chinese New Year recipes.
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Hand Knead Bao Recipe (手工包食谱)

INTRODUCTION

I have a Kenwood Chef mixer at home and all these while, I have been using them to prepare breads, Chinese steamed buns and etc..Though it is powerful and produce a better kneading results, but it does have some

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Chinese Festival Recipes: Traditional Tangyuan aka Glutinous Rice Balls (古早味汤圆)

Updated post on 9-12-2016

I have decided update some new pictures to the post since I issued the post 3 years ago. Note that 2016 winter solstice falls on 21st December 2016 

INTRODUCTION

Winter Solstice Festival is a few days

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Chinese Dessert Recipe: Black Sesame Seeds Tangyuan (擂沙汤圆 , 黑羊酥汤圆)

INTRODUCTION

I really loves this dessert.. It is not my creation but a very common dessert in Shanghai and Ningbo. It has a very smooth black sesame filling that will flow out of the tangyuan. In the Ningbo area, it

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Chinese Glutinous Rice Sausage (糯米肠)

INTRODUCTION

All these while, I knew there is such a glutinous rice roll but I have never tasted it before. I knew traditionally, it was prepared using pig intestines and I do not think I will attempt to try it

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Dim Sum Series : Savoury Deep Fried Dumpling aka Ham Sui Gok (咸水饺/咸水角)

INTRODUCTION

I made a very serious mistake in this recipe.. Nothing wrong with the recipe, it is delicious and the whole family like the snack but I did not take the images immediately. It looks fluffy and appetizing when it

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Yeast Raised Gula Melaka Ma La Gao aka Chinese Steamed Cake (酵母椰糖马拉糕)

INTRODUCTION

I personally does not have objections to use chemical raising agents such as baking powder and baking soda, but when a recipe called for usage of quantities that exceeds my comfort limit, I will feel uncomfortable about the recipe.

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Traditional Cantonese Auspicious New Year Goodies–Peanut Puff aka Kok Chai (油角,角仔)

INTRODUCTION

Trust me, all traditional recipes are straightforward and easy. This recipe is no exception. However, I do not think that I will prepare this in the near future as it is very laborious. It took me about 1 hour

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Osmanthus Goji Berries Huat Kuih (桂花枸杞发糕)

INTRODUCTION

I do not how many readers are aware that osmanthus flower is a very important flower in the celebration of mid autumn or mooncake festival. This is a flower that usually blossoms during lunar 8th month in the Northern

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Mooncake Fillings: Durian Fillings (榴莲月饼馅)

INTRODUCTION

I have a durian mooncake recipe, but it is a durian ice cream mooncake with snowskin. If you are interested, you can refer to this post: Durian Ice Cream Snowskin Mooncake (冰皮榴莲月饼). This is a delicious mooncake and

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