Thursday, September 22, 2011

Asian Pear Red Dates Dessert

Are you feeling heaty? No appetite? A cough may be developing? How about getting some Asian pears to make a light and sweet dessert. It is simple and has a nice rock sugar fragrance. It is a sure hit for all ages.   



Asian pears are generally light, sweet and juicy. Everyone loves them!


Recipe (2 servings)
Ingredients:

  • 1 Asian pear
  • 5 Dried red dates
  • 1 tsp Chinese almonds
  • 2 tbsp rock sugar
  • 2 and 1/2 cups of water
Steps:
  1. Cut the pears into half and remove the core. Keep the skin. Skin is filled with nutrients. 
  2. Put all ingredients in a porcelain bowl. (Any bowl that can withstand heat)
  3. Steam the bowl and the ingredients using a steamer for 2 hours over medium heat.
  4. You can serve hot or cold. Both taste as good.