Saturday, October 6, 2007
White Fungus Apple dessert
recipe as requested by Qin...
from Kuali by Amy Beh
2 red Fuji apples, skinned, cored and cubed
1 whole white fungus, soaked for 5–10 minutes and cut into small pieces
1 tbsp each of bitter and sweet almonds
3 honey dates (mat choe) (do not substitute with red dates...the taste is quite different)
100g rock sugar (i used 70g, it was sweet enough for us..)
1.5 litres water
2 screwpine (pandan) leaves, shredded and knotted
1. Bring water to a boil and add apples, white fungus and bitter and sweet almonds. Cook for 5 minutes.
2. Add honey dates, rock sugar and screwpine leaves and simmer for 35-40 minutes. Serve hot or cold.
very easy to make...refreshing and makes u think u r doing something good for ur body...hee..chinese desserts are so much more healthier yar??