Yen Can Cook ~ Peach Gum Water Chestnut Dessert

Despite being called chestnuts, water chestnuts are not nuts at all. They are aquatic tuber vegetables that grow in marshes, ponds, paddy fields and shallow lakes. They are harvested when the bulb turns a dark brown color. They have a crisp, white flesh that can be enjoyed raw or cooked. Water chestnuts are common used in Asian dishes such as stir-fries, desserts, […]

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Yen Can Cook ~ Maple Syrup Miso Chicken Wings

Maple syrup is a syrup usually made from the xylem sap of sugar maple, red maple, or black maple trees. Canada is the world’s top producer of maple syrup and it can safely be considered the national food. It is also no surprise that maple syrup is ranked the number one Canadian souvenir. Hubby received a bottle of maple syrup in a cute maple leaf shape from his ex-colleague […]

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Yen Can Cook ~ Mixed Veggies Bacon Soup

First of all, HAPPY 1111! How many items in your shopping cart are waiting to be paid today? I have none ^__^ V . Anyway, happy shopping and happy spending! I would call today’s recipe as westernized ABC soup (*^-゚)v  Ingredients needed are similar (or same) with the ABC soup that very common in all Chinese households. Those ingredients in […]

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