How to make candied kumquats for Lunar New Year Festival

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 8:00:00

(VOVworld) – Sugar-coated fruits are a popular dessert Vietnamese people serve during Tet, the Lunar New Year festival. It’s way for women to show off their cooking skill.


-   Sugar, kumquats, ginger, purified lime water, alum


-  Make several cuts in the skin of the kumquats and remove the seeds

-  Soak the kumquats in purified lime water for 4-5 hours.

- Wash the kumquats and soak in alum solution (one liter of water to one tablespoon of alum).

-  Mix 1 kg of kumquats with 600g of sugar and soak for 1 hour.

-  Simmer the mixture on low heat and add ginger slices after the mixture is drained. 

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