TONG SUI literally translated as "sugar water", also known as TIM
TONG, is a collective term for any sweet, warm soup or custard served
as a dessert at the end of a meal in
* 1 Common varieties * 2 See also * 3 Sources * 4 External links
ENGLISH NAME CHINESE NAME DESCRIPTION
Black sesame soup 芝麻糊; zhīma hú Ground black sesame seeds are traditionally cooked with water and rock sugar . Chinese herbs are sometimes added to enhance the flavour and aroma. The instant black sesame powder sold in Asian supermarkets is usually sweetened. It requires the addition of hot water and mixing in the serving bowl, after which it should be left for 15 minutes before serving.
Got fan soup 葛粉汤; 葛粉湯; géfěn tāng kudzu soup
Hasma 雪蛤; xuěhá A dessert made of dried fallopian tubes of the frog with supposed health benefits.
Red bean soup
Six flavors soup 六味汤; 六味湯; liùwèi tāng A sweet curative soup made for hot summer, one of many "numbered" medicinal soups
Peanut paste soup 花生糊; huāshēng hú Like black sesame paste, peanut paste is a ground peanut powder cooked with syrup and water. Instant peanut paste powder sold in Asian supermarket are usually sweetened roasted peanut powder or flour, that only required to be served with hot water.
Steamed egg custard 炖蛋; 燉蛋; dùn dàn
Steamed milk custard 炖奶; 燉奶; dùn nǎi
Sweet potato soup 番薯糖水; fānshǔ tángshuǐ Peeled sweet potato, normally cut into smaller pieces cooked/ boiled with syrup and water.
Sweet almond soup 杏仁糊; xìngrén hú Ground almond powder that cooked with sugar and water. Instant almond powder sold in Asian supermarket are usually sweetened raw almond flour or powder, requires minimal cooking with boiling water or to be served after mixing with hot water for 15 minutes.
Sweet walnut soup 核桃糊; hétáo hú or 合桃糊; hé táo hú Ground walnut powder that cooked with sugar and water, sometimes milk. Similar to Sweet almond soup, instant walnut powder is sold in Asian supermarket as well.
* ^ So Good Blog. "Hong Kong: the Sugar Land of Sweet
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* Recipe for sweet potato soup * Various Tong Sui photos on Flickr
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