Chinese 5 Spice Doughnuts (Ham Chim Peng)

Ham Chim Peng or Chinese five spice doughnuts is a very popular Cantonese street food in Malaysia and Singapore. “Ham” in Cantonese means salty, “Chim” means fried and “Peng” means dough or often referred to as bread or doughnut. There are three different types of Ham Chim Peng, namely the salted fried doughnuts mixed with Chinese red fermented bean curd; … Read more

Homemade Red Bean Paste

Sweet red bean paste is a nutritious and delicious cooking ingredient used in many Chinese sweet desserts and pastries. Red bean paste or adzuki bean paste is a sweet bean paste that is dark red in colour and normally made by boiling adzuki beans and sugar with water until the beans are soft. The soft bean can be either coarsely … Read more

Red Bean Paste Buns (Dou Sha Bao)

Red bean paste or adzuki beans paste is a dark red sweet bean paste used in many Chinese desserts and pastries. This paste is also widely used in Japanese and Korean cuisines. Red bean paste buns (dou sha bao in Mandarin) is one of the most popular Chinese desserts, these buns can be either steamed or baked. Chinese buns or … Read more