This is a Chinese dessert. Lotus nuts cook with ginkgo nuts and white fungus is a very good combinations. It gives a good bite and taste good. This dessert is very good for the body and mind.
Ginkgo nuts can help in improving the blood flow to the hands and the feet as well as stimulating the brain and reducing short-term memory loss. It increases blood flow to the brain.


 Emperor's Kitchen Dried Lotus Seeds, 8-Ounce Bags (Pack of 6)

Domino Premium Pure Cane Sugar 5Lb Bag

1/2 cup lotus nuts
1/2 cup ginkgo nuts
1 piece dried white fungus
1/2 cup sugar
6 cups water

1. Soak the lotus nuts overnight with 1/2 tsp of bi-carbonate of soda to soften them. Inside the seed is a green embryo that is quite bitter; it is usually removed before cooking the nuts.
2. Shelled the ginkgo nuts with a nut cracker. Peel off the skin from the nut.

3. Mix the soaked lotus nuts, ginkgo nuts and water together.
4. Soak the dried white fungus for a while till soft. Tear into small pieces.
5. Add about 6 cups of water and boil till the mixtures are soft.
6. Once they are soft, add half a cup of sugar.
7. Stir well till the sugar dissolves.
8. Let the dessert cool down before serving.

Note: You can use a small hammer if you cannot find a nut cracker. Be care not to hit the nut too hard or it will be smashed. After separating the shell from the nuts, peel off the skin of the nuts. The nuts will be easier to peel if the nuts are kept in the refrigerator before use.


1 plate bean sprouts
2 tbsp anchovy
1 chili  (cut into strips)
8 cloves garlic
a dash of pepper
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp oil

1. Heat up a wok. Fry the anchovy till crispy. Dish out.
2.Fry garlic till aromatic, add bean sprouts and sliced chili. Fry for a few minutes.
3. Add some salt and pepper.Mix the fried anchovy and serve on a plate.

This dessert can be taken cold or hot. Remove the ginkgo nuts by cracking the shell before cooking. To remove the skin from the nuts, keep them in the refrigerator first. This will loosen the skin so that it is easier to peel.
As  for the white fungus, soak them in cold water for awhile. Once the white fungus become soft, cut into small pieces.
Remove the aloe vera skin before cooking. Slice them into small pieces.
Longans skin are light brown in colour. The flesh is juicy and transparent.

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1 Aloe Vera - Medicine Plant -Burn Plant -Miracle Plant

2 pieces white fungus
1/2 cup longans (canned)
1/4 cup ginkgo nuts
1/8 cup aloe vera flesh
1/2 cup sugar
3 cups water

1. Soak the white fungus in cold water for a few minutes.
2. Remove the skin from aloe vera.
3. Remove the shell and skin from the ginkgo nuts using a nut cracker.

4. Mix all the ingredients together and boil for 2 hours.
5. Serve cold or hot when cooked.

Note: This dessert can be boiled longer if you want the nuts to be softer. If you want to boil longer, use a slow cooker and set to high. It will be cooked to perfection in 4 hours time. Add only enough water to cover the ingredients.This will fasten the cooking time. Once the desserts cook, switch off the stove, add sugar  and some more boiled water.


This is a very famous Chinese dessert that can be served hot or cold. It is very easy to cook but takes sometime for it to boil till soft.

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1/2 cup sugar

1 cup red beans (soaked in cold water overnight)

1 pandanus leaf /skrewpine leaf (tie into a knot)

1/4 cup barley

2 cups water

4 cups milk

1. Add water, red beans, barley and pandanus leaf in a pot and  bring to a boil.

2. Reduce heat to simmer, cook uncovered till beans are tender for about 2 hours.

3 Add milk and sugar and stir till it dissolves.

4. Serve hot or cold  for a perfect  dessert.

Note: Brown sugar can be used too in replace of plain sugar. Orange peel can be used to replace pandanus leaf. If you do not like milk,  just replace it with plain water.

This is a very simple dessert to prepare. All you need is to get all the ingredients ready and boil them together. The longer you cook the softer will be the beans.

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1 cup red beans (soak overnight)
1/4 cup dried longans
1/2 cup  sugar
2 pandanus leaves
5 cups water

1. Add water, red beans, dried longans and pandanus leaves in a pot and bring to a boil.
2. Reduce heat to simmer, cook uncovered till beans are tender for about 2 hours.
3. Add sugar and stir till it dissolves.
4. Serve hot or cold for a perfect dessert.

This steamed cake with minced meat is easy to prepare. If you like to steam cake, you can try this recipe. Make sure you use fresh egg for the cake to rise properly.

Ingredients for the cake:
Bob's Red Mill Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour, 44-Ounce Units (Pack of 4)Billington's Natural Milled Golden Cane Sugar, 16-Ounce Bags (Pack of 10)Rumford Baking Powder, 10-OunceRugby Sodium Bicarbonate 10 grams tablets relieve heartburn, antacid - 1000 eaHorizon Organic Reduced Fat Milk, Chocolate, 8-Ounce Aseptic Cartons (Pack of 18)MISHPACHA Corn Oil, 96-Ounce BottlesOrganic Soy-free Omega 3 Eggs (4 dozen)
200 g all purpose flour
50 g sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
3 big eggs
50 ml milk
50 ml oil

Ingredients for the minced meat:
Swanson Premium Chunk Chicken Breast, White Meat, 9.75-Ounce Cans (Pack of 12)LIOR Fine Table Salt, 35.2 Ounce Boxes (Pack of 6)JCS Scotch Bonnet Pepper Powder 1.35 ozPearl River Bridge Superior Dark Soy Sauce, 16.9-Ounce Bottle (Pack of 2)Pearl River Bridge Superior Light Soy Sauce, 16.9-Ounce Bottle (Pack of 2)Domino Premium Pure Cane Sugar 5Lb Bag
100 g minced meat
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 tsp dark soy sauce
1 tsp light soy sauce
1 tsp sugar

1. Prepare 16 cm cake tin and line with a piece of greased proved paper.

2. Boil water in a steamer with the cake tin.
3. Beat the eggs and sugar together till it bubbles.
4. Add in milk and beat together for 1 minute.
5. Mix in flour with baking powder and bicarbonate of soda.
6. Add into the blended mixture.
7. Pour out the blended cake mixture into the steaming cake tin.
8. Mix the minced meat ingredients together and spread on top of the cake mixture.

9. Steam about 30 minutes with medium heat.

Note: Make sure the eggs and sugar are beaten till it is thick and fluffy. This will ensure that the cake will rise properly.