A Trio of Almond Cream, Almond Egg Tart and Candied Roasted Almonds

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Appears in
New Beijing Cuisine

By Jereme Leung

Published 2010

  • About

Almonds are a classic Chinese dessert ingredient, but rarely are they used to creative effect. The basis for this dish was a desire to do something different with almonds.


Almond cream

  • Sweet and bitter Chinese almonds (nan xing bei xing) 400 g (14⅓ oz)
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  1. Prepare almond cream. Soak almonds and glutinous rice in water for 5 hours. Drain, then blend in a blender until fine. Strain mixture through a sieve into a mixing bowl and discard residue. Add milk, whipping cream, sugar and almond powder and mix well. Transfer mixture to a pot and bring to the boil over medium heat. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
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