Honeydew Sago Dessert

This is an easily made party dessert. Preparation: 10 mins, Cooking time: 15 mins Ingredients (serves 4-5)° 300g honeydew (weight after peeling), cut into small cubes° 75g sago pearls, rinse and soaked with plenty of water for 15mins, drained° 750ml water° 250ml coconut milk° 100g sugar, or to taste Method1. Combine the sugar, water and […]

Bubor Cha Cha

This is a simplified recipe for bubor cha cha. Usually, the sweet potato and yam are steamed and then added to the sugar syrup, follow by adding the coconut milk and a pinch of salt. To simplify the process, steaming is omitted, therefore just note that the sweet potato and yam should not be over […]

Tau Suan (Sticky Green Split Bean Dessert)

Here is a simple and easy dessert which is very nutritious as beans are rich source of B-complex vitamins, minerals calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc plus protein. Usually the green split bean (tau suan) is steamed and added to the sugar syrup which is thickened with starch. In here, to save energy and time, I […]

Taro with Ginkgo Dessert (Orh Nee)

Thick and creamy sweet yam paste, a traditional Teochew dessert which is often cooked with lards and lots of shallot oil in the past. In the recipe, lards obviously are omitted and shallot oil is greatly reduced. Soy milk is used to make this dessert more nutritious and ginkgo nuts are used liberally. Other option […]