Black Sesame Tang Yuan 黑芝麻流心汤圆 (Sweet Glutinous Rice Balls)

Black sesame melting filling tang yuan is a classic Chinese dessert featuring glutinous rice balls filled with a rich and aromatic black sesame paste. These tang yuan, or rice balls, are made from glutinous rice flour mixed with water to form a soft and pliable dough. The dough is then shaped into small balls and filled with a sweet and nutty black sesame paste.

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Imitation Shark Fin Soup

Imitation shark fin soup is a vegetarian or plant-based version of the traditional Chinese delicacy known as shark fin soup. Traditional shark fin soup is made using actual shark fins, which are considered a luxury ingredient in Chinese cuisine. However, due to concerns about the sustainability and ethical implications of shark finning, imitation shark fin soup has gained popularity as a more sustainable and cruelty-free alternative.

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Coffee Butter Cookies

Indulge in the rich flavors of our Coffee Butter Cookies, a delightful fusion of buttery sweetness and the aromatic essence of freshly brewed coffee. Each batch is lovingly made with creamy butter, a hint of icing sugar, and a touch of instant coffee magic. As you take a bite, you’re greeted with a burst of buttery goodness followed by the subtle kick of coffee. It’s like a warm hug in cookie form!

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Savoury Hakka Tong Yuen (Savoury Tang Yuan Soup)

Hakka tang yuan, a traditional Chinese dish from the Hakka community, is known for its savory twist on the classic glutinous rice flour balls. It’s all about hearty broth and comforting flavors. I never thought I’d be into a savory tang yuan soup, but my first taste of Hakka tang yuan at my husband’s uncle’s place during the winter solstice won me over. It was soooo good! Recreating it from memory was like reliving those cozy moments.

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Nutella Tart

Nutella tart recipes offer a delightful fusion of rich, creamy Nutella spread and buttery tart crusts, resulting in a decadent dessert loved by many around the world. Nutella, with its smooth chocolate-hazelnut flavor, adds a luscious and indulgent element to traditional tart recipes, making them irresistible treats for any occasion.

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Pineapple Rolls Tart

You can see everyone is making pineapple tart during Chinese new year. This delectable treat holds the top spot as a must-have during the festive season, particularly Chinese New Year. The significance lies in the Hokkien term for pineapple, which is “Ong Lai.” This term carries the auspicious meaning of ushering in prosperity, making pineapple tarts a symbolic and cherished part of the celebrations.

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