仙草、仙草凍、燒仙草

Herbal jelly is one of the most common foods/drinks in TW. It’s soothing in summertime in form of 仙草凍, and it’s warming in chilled winter in form of 燒仙草. The grass is brought from 迪化街, and i guess more would be avaliable in 萬華區青草店.

In the memory of days in TW, here we boil the herbs … …

 

Grass Tea 仙草茶
 
Ingredient:
Dried herb 100g (washed)
Water       3L

Procedure:

1. Heat herb in cold water (high heat) until it boils (low heat).

2. Boil for an hour, filter the juice and add sugar. (amount depends on your taste)


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Grass jelly  仙草凍
 
Ingredient:
Boiled herbal juice   300g
Gelatin sheet   2pc

Procedure:

1. Melt gelatin sheet using hot water.

2. Add to the boiled herbal juice and heat it slowly with stirring (low heat)

3. Fridge it until it coagulates.

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Sweet soup with grass jelly  燒仙草

Ingredient:

Corn starch 30g

Tap water 80g

Boiled herbal juice 600g

Procedure:

1. Dissolve corn starch in tap water.

2. Add it bit by bit to the boiled herbal juice and heat in low heat until it becomes sticky.

 

Reference:
周老師的美食教室
http://homeeconomics.pixnet.net/blog/post/66280369-191.%E5%A4%9C%E5%B8%82%E7%B3%BB%E5%88%9723%EF%BC%9A%E4%BB%99%E8%8D%89%E3%80%81%E4%BB%99%E8%8D%89%E5%87%8D%E3%80%81%E7%87%92%E4%BB%99%E8%8D%89

 

 

 

仙草、仙草凍、燒仙草