At the luxury hotel in Alicante Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa, we keep travelling around the Asian continent to tell you about some of the most famous Asian desserts. Let´s sweeten this Tuesday!
The Asian continent has a lot to offer in terms of gastronomy, especially sweets. We are going over some of the Asian sweets you should try the next time you visit Asia.
Laddu. It is a very popular sweet in India. It is usually served during festivals and important family events such as weddings or birthdays. It is prepared with chickpea flour and with other ingredients that vary by recipe. The most famous laddu is Tirupati Laddu, which is distinguished by its intense flavour.
Mango Pudding. It is one of the most famous Thai desserts. It is eaten all year long and it is usually served with coconut ice cream. It is a quick and easy recipe which includes: mango, mascarpone, yogurt and sugar.
Dragon´s beard candy. This is a handmade traditional art of China. It is made of many thin threads that look similar to a dragon´s beard. According to Chinese history, this sweet was prepared for the first time 2,000 years ago.
Wagashi. Commonly known as traditional Japanese confections, wagashi are small Japanese desserts prepared with rice flour pastry. They are often served with green tea. There are many different types of wagashi, all types of colours and shapes depending on the region.