Chinese Almond Tea and Pai Fan

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Almond tea drink / Neptune Wonton NoodlePhoto by wyn ♥ lok


Ingredients for tea: 2 cups peeled almonds, 1/4 cup rice, 2 cups sugar, 11 cups water, 2 cups butter.
Method of preparation: Soak the rice for 15 minutes in cold water. Then, grind rice and almonds. Add the sugar and butter, then 10 cups of water and stir well. Put on fire and cook for 7 minutes until you get a thick mass that you will serve hot.

Pai Fan (boiled rice)


Ingredients for 6 people: 500 grams of rice, half a liter of water.

Method of preparation: Put the rice in a sieve and rinse 2-3 times in the running water. Pour the rice into the pan with 1/2 liters of water and put on fire. When a boil, cover and reduce heat. Cook for 10 minutes over low heat. Remove the pan from the heat and leave the rice for 10 minutes to cook until the end. Serve as a side dish to every Chinese meal.


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