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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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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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Pork Satay with Pressed Rice (Nasi Impit)

As a Malaysian we all know what satay is, that little chunks of marinated meat threaded onto a bamboo skewers and served with a super delicious peanut sauce! But the concern of grilling over the charcoal and leave a sooty deposits on the meat could leave it a much more unhealthy label on this cuisines. What if I tell you, you can make this much healthier way and more delicious?

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