An array of decadent desserts and mouth-watering sweets recipes from countries across Asia. Indonesian desserts recipes encompass a wide variety of delicious sweets, cakes and puddings. Whilst Tibet is more likely to conjure up visions of mountains than desserts, Tibetan cuisine does include a small range of sweet recipes, especially for special occasions. Eating is always an adventure in Thailand, but one part of the adventure that foreign visitors to the Land of Smiles may not venture very far into is the myriad variety of Thai sweets, called in Thai khanom. The main reason for this, perhaps, is the lack of recognition factor for all of those attractive […].
We know this is true for our family. We usually end up eating fruit or skipping dessert altogether. This is my spin on many of the popular Asian desserts that use cold milk, fruit, and other toppings. When we lived in Beijing, Bill and I sometimes took the minute walk to the nearest shopping mall after dinner, just to have these kinds of desserts.
At the end of most Chinese meals, seasonal fresh fruit is often served as dessert. But the cuisine has a number of sweets that are popular at home and here in the U. A popular offering at bakeries, Chinese almond cookies are a confection that's surprisingly simple to make at home. The dough is rolled into a log, then sliced and topped with a single almond before baking. They're often served at festivals as well as Chinese New Year celebrations.
Chunky, fresh mango with tangy lime is a great counterpoint to the creamy tapioca pearl puddings here. This version of mochi--a sweet Japanese rice cake--gets its pretty green color from matcha powder and a creamy sweetness from coconut milk. The Vietnamese love drinking superstrong iced coffee combined with copious amounts of sweetened condensed milk. Shards of peanut brittle made with a generous pinch of cinnamon add great flavor and crunch.