Friday, December 12, 2008

White Fungus with Lily Bulb, Dates and Wolfberries Dessert

Using all the nourishing herbs in this dessert, just enjoy it hot or chilled. Lily Bulb (Bai He) is often used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for deficient lung, coughs and soothes the nerves. And red dates, it improves qi, boosts blood circulation and calms the spirit.

Preparation: 5 mins, Cooking time: 15 mins

Ingredients (serves 2)
° 2 white fungus, soaked and trimmed
° 25g fresh lily bulb, peel off petals piece by piece
° 4-6 seedless red dates
° 1 teaspoon wolfberries, soaked
° 40g rock sugar, or to taste
° 625ml water
° 4 pandan leaves/screwpine (optional), tied into a knot

1. Combine the white fungus, red dates, pandan leaves and rock sugar in a pot. Bring to a boil and simmer over medium heat for 10 minutes. Add the wolfberries and lily bulb and bring to a boil.
2. Serve hot or chilled.


Anonymous said...

This is simply beautiful!!!
Vegemight :-*

a veg*n @ Blog*Spot said...

Thank you :)

Halimah Ilavarasi said...

Wow! Crystal.. ur pics are getting better and better... I used ur mee rebus as a guide to make mine yesterday... very nice! Wish I was as hardworking and creative as u!

a veg*n @ Blog*Spot said...

Halimah, you can too :) We needs more veg*n bloggers to share ...

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