Let’s Go Glutinous: A Simple and Healthy Chinese Dessert

sweet potato, glutinous rice powder, sesame seeds, deep fried, chinese dessertGrown up in the south of China I had very little experience of cooking with glutinous rice powder (or any other kind of rice powder or flour). But once I tried it the other day now I don’t want to stop! It’s so delicious, versatile, and easy to use. What makes it special is the signature tender and chewy feel given by the glutinous rice. If you have tried Japanese mochi you’d know what I am talking about.

The slightly burned little buns in the photo are the products of my first not-so-successful experiment. But they were delicious so I was happy anyway. Just imagine: the earthy sweet potato in a tender and glutinous texture! A satisfaction that is not only 100% vegan but also sugar-free. What more can you ask for…

This is a most simple way of using glutinous rice powder from where you could invent numerous combinations as you wish. Here’s how.

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