These crunchy pastries are rather dry, and are traditionally served with a cup of Chinese tea. TIME: Preparation takes about 25 minutes, resting time for the dough is 30 minutes and cooking takes approximately 20 minutes. VARIATION: Make up the. pastries using different fruit fillings. COOK’S TIP: The cooked dough in this recipe is very […]
Wonton snacks, either sweet or savory, are another popular tea house treat. Made from prepared wonton wrappers and ready-made bean paste, they couldn’t be more simple. VARIATION: Add a small amount of grated ginger to the red bean paste for a slight change in flavor. Wontons may also be sprinkled with sugar instead of honey. […]
Fresh fruit marinated in orange and litchi juice with just a hint of almond. TIME: Preparation takes about 1 hour and the salad should be left to marinate for at least 3 hours. SERVING IDEA: Cut a few fresh mint leaves into thin strips to garnish the fruit salad just before serving. WATCHPOINT: Exotic fruit often […]
A refreshing fruit salad, which is especially tasty served after a heavy meal of many courses. TlME: Preparation takes about 30 minutes. VARIATION: Use a honeydew melon instead of the cantaloupe variety. Cook’s Tip: This dessert is best served well chilled from the refrigerator, so prepare it several hours in advance of serving.
In China these biscuits are often eaten as a between-meal snack. In Western-style cuisine, they make a good accompaniment to fruit or sherbet. TIME: Preparation takes about 10 minutes. If the dough becomes too soft, refrigerate for 10 minutes before shaping. Cooking takes about 12-15 minutes per batch. Cook’s Tip: Roll the mixture on a […]
Often called toffee fruits, this sweet consists of fruit fried in batter and coated with a thin, crisp caramel glaze. TIME: Preparation takes about 25 minutes, cooking takes from 10-15 minutes. VARIATION: Litchis may be used. Organisation is very important for the success of this dish. Have the batter ready, syrup prepared, fruit sliced and […]
Incredibly simple to prepare, this recipe is a delicious blend of kiwi fruit, fresh coconut and coconut milk. TIME: Preparation takes about 25 minutes. VARIATION: Coconut milk can now be bought in cans. It is usually of very high quality and is thicker than fresh coconut milk. COOK’S TIP: The addition of sugar to the […]