Pandan Mochi With Purple Sweet Potato 班蘭紫薯糯米糍

Whenever I post my mochi pictures on social media, I got questions like “will your mochi become hard after being refrigerated overnight?” or “how do you keep mochi from hardening?” Well, my mochi could stay soft for three days at room temperature (of course I won’t recommend placing mochi at room temperature for that long) … Continue reading Pandan Mochi With Purple Sweet Potato 班蘭紫薯糯米糍

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Matcha Mochi With Red Bean Paste 抹茶紅豆糯米糍

I made some matcha mochi in April but it was a disaster! It was the same recipe I had been using all the time (read about my blog post Purple Sweet Potato Moch). However, somehow my newly opened box of mochiko sweet rice flour had a different absorption rate than my previous ones. I ended … Continue reading Matcha Mochi With Red Bean Paste 抹茶紅豆糯米糍

Sugar Free Coconut Purple Sweet Potato Mochi 椰香紫薯糯米糍(無糖)

This is the sugar-free version of my Purple Sweet Potato Mochi. I used Swerve, which is a blend of erythritol and oligosaccharide, as the sweetener. Swerve is a like-for-like sugar replacement so the conversion is straight forward. Both mochi dough and filling were sweetened with Swerve. Inside the mochi was purple sweet potato filling and … Continue reading Sugar Free Coconut Purple Sweet Potato Mochi 椰香紫薯糯米糍(無糖)

Chinese Sweet Potato Dessert Soup 番薯糖水

Tong Sui, literally “sugar water”, refers to the sweet and soup like dessert served at the end of a meal in the Chinese culture. Dessert soup made with sweet potatoes is one of the easiest ones to make. All you need is to dump the cubed sweet potatoes and ginger slices into water, boil until … Continue reading Chinese Sweet Potato Dessert Soup 番薯糖水

Mizu Yokan (Red Bean Jelly) 紅豆水羊羹

I was left with some unused red bean paste and a bunch of frozen chestnuts ever since Mid Autumn Festival so I need to think of some ways to get rid of them. One treats that I made was Red Bean Sticky Rice Roll and this time I've decided to make some Japanese desserts. 中秋節後遺症是剩下一堆紅豆沙及急凍栗子肉要逐一殲滅!不久之前EC做了豆沙糯米卷,今次則嘗試了日式甜點。 … Continue reading Mizu Yokan (Red Bean Jelly) 紅豆水羊羹