Other ingredients include ginseng to increase stamina and recovery, cinnamon bark to "warm the lower extremities", lycium fruit, Chinese date
, Chinese raspberry and albizzia flower.
Among the featured fruits are the maypop, the pawpaw, and the jujube, which is not a chewy movie candy but a Chinese date
Leong will be sharing his Cantonese-inspired recipes with eager diners at Atlantis this week when he cooks at Saffron and hosts a cooking class featuring a variety of Asian dishes, including the Singapore classic wok-fried black pepper crab, slow-cooked Chinese cabbage with dried scallop, tom yam fried rice with roasted duck and double-boiled winter melon consommEa with Chinese dates
The soup contains (among other things) Chinese dates
, ginseng, m e d l a r, tragacanth and a good helping of fresh lizard.
Their clients do not recognise Chinese dates
in their calendars and work has to carry on as normal.