Red bean ice

Red bean ice
Course Dessert
Place of origin Hong Kong
Serving temperature Cold
Main ingredients azuki bean, rock sugar, evaporated milk
Cookbook: Red bean ice  Media: Red bean ice
Red bean ice
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Cantonese Yale hung4 dau2 bing1
Literal meaning red bean ice

Red bean ice is a drink commonly found in Hong Kong.[1] It is usually served in restaurants like cha chaan teng. It is a popular dessert in summer. The standard ingredients include adzuki beans, light rock sugar syrup, and evaporated milk.[2] It is often topped with ice cream to become a dessert known as red bean ice cream freeze (simplified Chinese: 雪糕红豆冰; traditional Chinese: 雪糕紅荳冰).[3]

Origin

Red bean ice tea has been around since the 1970s.[4] Some places which serve the drink add in chewy flavoured jelly.

See also

References

  1. "What Is Red Bean Ice". wisegeek.com. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  2. Doris Tsang (2011-08-19). "Best cold treats in Hong Kong". CNN Travel. Retrieved 2014-08-04.
  3. "Hong Kong Drink". hongkongtripguide.com. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  4. "冰室打拼50年 (Chinese)". orientaldaily. 21 April 2010. Retrieved 9 October 2012.


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