Brown Sugar Syrup

Where there is sugar, there are bound to be ants.
~ Malay Proverb

OK, here is the recipe for the syrup I made to serve with Tou Foo Fa.

I used brown sugar slab to make the syrup. The syrup made from brown sugar slab has a nice golden colour. You can buy this type of sugar from any Chinese groceries stores.

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To make the syrup, boil one cup of water with one piece of brown sugar slab in a sauce pan.

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The syrup is ready when the sugar is completely dissolved.

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You may store any excess syrup in a covered bottle in the fridge for quite a long time. Simple right? 🙂

Bean Curd Rolls

Paper can’t wrap up a fire.
~ Chinese Proverb

Today, Winnie showed us how to make Bean Curd Roll in the cooking club. The Bean Curd Roll can be eaten hot from the steamer or deep fried.

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Ingredients

The Pork Mixture/Fillings

  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 cup carrot, finely diced
  • 1 cup water chestnuts, finely diced
  • 1 cup black wood ear, soaked and finely diced
  • 2 tablespoon five spice powder
  • 2.5 tablespoon chopped scallions
  • 1 tablespoon garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Maggi seasoning sauce
  • 1 teaspoon spice salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sweet potato starch

The Wrappings

  • 2 pieces bean curd skin
  • 1 cup chopped scallions

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