Ma Lai Gao (Chinese Steamed Sponge Cake)

Ma Lai Gao (Chinese Steamed Sponge Cake) Gluten Free

Ma Lai Gao (Chinese steamed sponge cake) is a very popular dim sum dessert in yum cha restaurants globally. The direct translation from Cantonese is Malay Sponge Cake. Especially prevalent in Hong kong and Guangdong province in both yum cha restaurants and traditional tea houses. Likewise, CNN has even listed …

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Steamed Pandan Coconut Buns

Steamed Pandan Coconut Buns Gluten Free Vegan

These steamed pandan coconut buns recipe is a fusion of Malaysian pandan coconut flavour and Chinese steamed buns. Likewise, I am using a combination of my own mix of naturally gluten free flour. Including rice flour, potato starch, tapioca starch, corn starch for my buns dough. Plus added sunflower kennels …

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Beef and Leek Dumplings

Beef and Leek Dumplings Gluten Free

Beef and Leek Dumplings is a modern variation of Chinese dumplings or jiaozi. Dumpling is symbolic of Chinese cuisine. Typically a customary Northern Chinese food eaten during Chinese New Year (also called Spring Festival). As the semi-circular moon shape of the Chinese dumplings resemble olden time Chinese ingots made of …

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Mango Pudding

Mango Pudding Gluten Free

Mango pudding is simple, refreshing and delicious dim sum dessert at yum cha restaurants globally. Traditionally, they make mango pudding with fresh mango puree, fresh cream and gelatin then sweetened with sugar. But more modern versions use evaporated milk. Likewise, it has a creamy and silky rich flavour. Moreover, they …

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Sesame Seed Balls (Jian Dui)

Sesame Seed Balls (Jian Dui) Gluten Free

Sesame seed balls or simply sesame balls or Jian Dui in Mandarin is a Chinese sweet. Besides, they make them with glutinous rice flour. Then filled with different fillings like black sesame paste, red bean paste, crushed peanuts paste. Or lotus seed paste (traditional style) sweetened with sugar. With black …

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Red Bean Paste Buns (Dou Sha Bao)

Red Bean Paste Buns (Dou Sha Bao) Gluten Free

Red bean paste buns (dou sha bao in Mandarin) is one of the most popular Chinese desserts. Besides, they either steam or bake red bean paste buns. Usually, they stuff Chinese buns or baozi with an assortment of either savoury or sweet fillings. Red bean paste or adzuki beans paste …

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Pork and Prawn Wonton Soup

Pork and Prawns Wonton Soup Gluten Free

For my gluten free Pork and Prawn Wonton Soup recipe. I used a combination of minced pork, prawns and spring onions (shallots) for my wonton fillings. Besides, this Pork and Prawn Wonton Soup recipe is not only gluten free. But also dairy free, corn free, nut free, soy free and …

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Homemade Gluten Free Wonton Wrappers

Homemade Gluten Free Wonton Wrappers

These Homemade Gluten Free Wontons Wrappers are very popular traditional food staple in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Southeast Asia. Hence, with the esteem dumplings, comes the creation of wontons. Albeit looking very similar, they are different in thickness and shape. They normally make wonton wrappers into square shape and …

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Chinese Steamed Barbecue Pork Buns (Char Siu Bao)

Chinese Steamed Barbecue Pork Buns (Char Siu Bao) Gluten Free

Chinese Steamed Barbecue Pork Buns or char siu bao (in Cantonese) or char shao bao (in Mandarin). Likewise, a typical Cantonese bun stuffed with diced barbecue pork. Moreover, Chinese Steamed Barbecue Pork Buns (char siu bao) have two versions. Namely steamed and baked barbecue pork buns (also called chan bao …

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Creamy Almond Pudding

Creamy Almond Pudding Gluten Free

For my gluten free Creamy Almond Pudding recipe, I am using unsweetened almond milk, Chinese dried almond and agar-agar powder. Sweetened with agave syrup. This Creamy Almond Pudding recipe is not only gluten free. But also vegan, , paleo, low carb, dairy free, soy free, corn free, egg free and …

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