Glutinous rice cake is very yummy, sweet and sticky, with lots of soybean flavor that folks seem to love. It’s pretty famous in China because of its great flavor and its funny name. Honestly, it is my favorite Beijing snack.
This glutinous rice cake (rolling donkey) is a quick and fun snack that you and your families will enjoy making and eating! :)… View Post

Chinese sweet taro soup with black sesame is very unique and unexpectedly delicious. This dessert is for those who love creamy, silky texture, and sweet, nutty taste. The addition of black sesame powder makes it rich in both flavor and nutrients.
Follow this recipe for sweet taro soup with black sesame to get this lovely dessert on the table in no time! It’s simple and fun to make. Perfect for a holiday afternoon tea. Your family will favor it over other desserts!!… View Post

If you love rice cakes like me, you will agree that rice cakes are definitely one of the most versatile foods out there! There are tons of delicious rice cake recipes. Today, let’s try one that’s made with purple sweet potato. This is one of my favorites. It’s rich, fragrant, and just sticky enough. I love topping my rice cakes with coconut powder. They’re slightly sweet, perfect for your breakfast. Try this recipe with me and start your day with a little bit of fiber and a little bit of protein. … View Post

You can never go wrong with green tea. Some people love drinking green tea straight-up, some enjoy eating itin different ways. There are many culinary traditions involving green tea. I’m quite obsessed with green tea flavored things, and I personally like green tea rice cake with red bean the best. This wonderful traditional dessert is made with powdered sweet rice and green tea, and filled with red beans. It’s soft, slightly sweet, and chewy. It has a very similar taste of Chinese New Year cake, known in Mandarin as “Nian Gao (“higher year”), which is another delicious sweet sticky rice dessert that I love.… View Post

Creamy and thick like porridge, congee is a classic Chinese dish, also known as jook. It’s eaten at all times of day in Chinese households. Pumpkin congee is one of my favorite breakfast foods. But it’s also perfect for your mid-night snack. It’s slightly sweet and relatively low in calories. By adding some milk to your bowl, you boost the taste as well as the nutritional profile.… View Post