Tag Archives : Delicacy

Crystal Dumplings (水晶包)- 2 ways


2nd successful attempt May 2022 Tried again in May in preparation for the 59th Gourmet Club meet. This time the result is perfect! The skin was translucent, chewy, and held the pleats well after steaming. The filling was delicate, savoury, and delicious. I am ready for the party! Alas, the much anticipated club meet was thwarted by Covid again with Read More

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Teochew Spiral Taro Mooncake


It is time for me to honor the Mooncake festival with some home-baked taro moon cakes.  I made the filling true to the Teochew tradition, with yam paste fried in shallot oil. Very happy with the outcome from my first attempt. The crust is flaky, and the filling is sweet and fragrant. Took me a long time, but the process Read More

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