Here’s a hot sweet street food from Taiwan! Today Joanne made Making Hot Fairy-Grass Jelly Dessert 燒仙草, which is popular in Taiwanese night markets. It’s a hot jelly, a little sweet (as sweet as you like, depends on the sugar you add). Also it’s traditional to get a packet of roasted peanuts when you buy it, we added some in ours too.


The jelly base comes from a powder which is sold in Asian supermarkets. It is about the size of a teabag and makes about a pint (500ml) of jelly.

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  • A pack of Fairy-gress jelly powder
  • 500ml water
  • 4tbsp sugar
  • 1tbsp cornflour mixed with 1tbsp cold water

Joanne has recorded a video showing you how to make this Taiwanese street food sweet dessert. This hot jelly is a snip to make, it’s so quick, just requiring about 5 minutes of your time.

Please try it!

How to make Hot Fairy-Grass Jelly, Taiwanese Dessert 燒仙草

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