Tried and Tested Recipes by Jaja

 

Chinese

Red Bean and Sesame Rice Cake

Red Bean and Sesame Rice Cake

Chinese New Year is coming and I already can see the streets decorated with vibrant red color. There is nothing better to start a new year with sweet treats. Although every household have different customs, I believe that desserts are necessary for a complete New […]

Red Bean Paste

Red Bean Paste

Red bean paste is one of my favorite filling in Asian sweet treats. In fact, I am actually a little bit picky about it. Sometimes I hoped its consistency was a little bit chunkier or I thought the food combination with the paste became overly […]

Red Bean Porridge (Patjuk)

Red Bean Porridge (Patjuk)

The Dongzhi (冬至, Winter Solstice) Festival is coming next week on December 22, 2018. The festival is performed by Chinese, Japanese, and Koreans to celebrate the return of longer daylight hours and ultimately an increase of positive energy flowing in. As part of the festivities, […]

Simple Puff Pastry Egg Tart

Simple Puff Pastry Egg Tart

Egg tart is one of dim sum dishes that usually offered at Chinese bakeries or dim sum restaurants. The Egg Tart or Dan Tat (蛋挞) is an egg custard based flaky crust pastry. It can be found across Asia, but are particularly popular in Hong Kong, China, […]