Dioscorea Yam and Lotus Seeds Dessert is a sweet soups are often served after a meal as a dessert or eaten as a teatime snack.
There is a whole range of sweet soups, many of them using medicinal ingredients which are beneficial for health, such as ginseng and aloe vera.
These dessert soups are also considered to be “cooling”, which makes them perfect for the heatwave we’re currently experiencing.
- 200 g dioscorea yam fresh wai san
- 50 g dried longan
- 100 g white lotus seeds
- 30 g white ginseng crushed
- 100 g rock sugar
- 30 g red dates seeded
- 2 litres boiling water
- Peel dioscorea yam, then rinse and cut into cubes.
- Fill a double-boiler with boiling water and add all the ingredients. Cover and double-boil over medium heat for 1 hour. Serve this dessert hot or cold.