Longan Tong Sui Recipe (龙眼糖水)
Longan Tong Sui Recipe (龙眼糖水): It’s perfect anytime of the day as a thirst quencher or an after meal dessert. Try this and it may just become your new favorite.
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Believe it or not, I have just unpacked my luggage–the suitcase of my not-so–recent Malaysiantrip. As I was going through the stuff in my baggage, I realized that I did a bad bad thing. I smuggled brought back a lot of food products from Malaysia, all of them deep buried in the suitcase. Some of them stinky (think belacan and salted fish), some of them are scarce and expensive in the US, and some are so fragile I wrapped them with blankets of papers and tapes…
Recipe: Longan Dessert/Longan Tong Sui (龙眼糖水)
2-3 oz dried longan
6 cups water
6 dried red dates
12 ginkgo nuts
5 pieces snow fungus (soaked until soft)
Sugar to taste
Bring water to boil. Add the dried longan, red dates, ginkgo nuts, and snow fungus. Boil in low heat for 30-45 minutes or until the water turns brown in color. Add sugar to taste. Serve warm or cold with ice cubes.