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Category: Sweets

Palitaw

Palitaw

I may not be that big on sweets but Palitaw is one I can never resist. A popular Filipino snack, Palitaw is made from sticky rice flour and coconut. Palitaw means “to float”, and you’ll see why when you make a batch. This is one read more

Almond Jello

Almond Jello

China is known for its complex savory dishes much more than their sweets. However, you may be familiar with Almond Jello. An iconic offering on any dim sum cart, Almond Jello is at once lightly sweet, ethereal and creamy. Sort of like an Asian panna read more

Matcha Cake

Matcha Cake

I just don’t have much of a sweet tooth. I would far prefer to gorge myself on noodles than dessert. But my roommates, as I affectionately call my husband and daughters, do enjoy something sweet after dinner. So wanting to indulge them recently, I came read more

Chinese Almond Cookies

Chinese Almond Cookies

It’s always fun getting to celebrate New Years multiple times, but especially this year. Who doesn’t want to say goodbye to 2020 at least twice? The Chinese Lunar New Year fell on the February 12th this year, but celebrations last up to 16 days. So, read more