DESSERT SOUPS

One of our favourite categories!  The Chinese have this amazing and diverse repertoire of dessert soups in both hot and cold.  There are so many interesting and unique variations of traditional Chinese dessert soups to try, so we encourage you to do just that.  Try them all!

A majority of Chinese dessert soups are quick boils and use a variety of fruits, seeds, and minimal herbs, primarily the sweeter ones.  While there are some of the traditional desserts made, with modern soup drinkers, there are more fused and creative ways to spice up the desserts!   

Sweet Chinese Almond Dessert Soup

Sweet Chinese Almond Dessert Soup

This classic traditional Chinese dessert has been enjoyed throughout generations (even when I was little and when my parents were little). Common in most dessert houses and even served as dessert at the end of Cantonese meals, this almond packed dessert is smooth,...

Snow Pear and Dragon’s Eye Sweet Dessert Soup

Snow Pear and Dragon’s Eye Sweet Dessert Soup

Soup Name: Snow Pear and Dragon's Eye Sweet Dessert SoupOne day, in the thick of a winter evening, when all the children lay sleeping, I suddenly had this urge for something sweet, crunchy and hot.  No panic.  Taking a peek in the fridge, I found one giant snow pear...

Chinese Red Bean Soup Dessert

Chinese Red Bean Soup Dessert

Soup Name: Chinese Red Bean Soup Dessert, Chinese Red Bean Soup, Red Bean Dessert, Red Bean Soup Traditional Chinese Name:  紅豆沙 (hǒng dòu shā) Introduction: This is a traditional Chinese dessert and a popular dish among the Chinese. It can be eaten any day of the...

Chilled Coconut Milk with Tapioca Pearls and Fresh Fruit

Chilled Coconut Milk with Tapioca Pearls and Fresh Fruit

Soup Name: Chilled Coconut Milk with Tapioca Pearls and Fresh Fruit Traditional Chinese Name: 椰汁西米露 (Yē zhī xī mǐ lù)  I had a craving for a cold, sweet, coconut milk flavoured dessert and the only thing that came to mind was this commonly available dessert in...

Papaya and Snow Fungus Chinese Dessert

Papaya and Snow Fungus Chinese Dessert

Soup Name: Papaya and Snow Fungus Chinese Dessert (or sweet soup) Traditional Chinese Name: 木瓜雪耳糖水 (mù gua xuě ěr táng shuǐ)A traditional Chinese sweet soup (or sweet dessert) that is restores and cleans your body from impurities.  It is said to be great for balancing...

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