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Snow fungus with lily bulb sweet soup 雪耳 百合 糖水


Snow fungus is known for its medicinal benefits as it helps to nourish the body, heals dry cough and clears heat in the lungs.  It can be used to make savoury or sweet soup.  To combat the current heat spell that  we are experiencing I chose to make this into a sweet soup with dried lily bulb.  This can be served warm or chilled.




Snow fungus with lily bulb sweet soup  ~    雪耳 百合 糖水
Ingredients

  • 30 gm organic snow fungus
  • 25 gm pak hup/dried lily bulb, rinsed
  • 20 gm dried longan
  • 110 gm organic cane sugar
  • 2 lt water
  • Screwpine leaves (optional)
Method
  1. Soak the snow fungus till softened.  Remove the hard stem and snip into smaller pieces.
  2. Boil the water and once boiling, add in the snow fungus and cook for about 30 mins.
  3. Add in cane sugar to taste.  Continue to cook for about 20 mins. till flavour of the soup is enhanced.  Add in the lily bulb.  Simmer for another 10 mins.
  4. Dish out and serve.



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