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Tonic recipe for women: peach gum and berries in cream

(China Daily)

16:21, January 28, 2013

(Peach gum and berries in cream)

Ingredients (serves 2):

100g peach gum crystals, soaked overnight

50g dried cranberries

50g dried wolfberries

Rock sugar to taste

50ml cream, or full cream milk


1. The peach gum needs to be soaked thoroughly until they expand to about 10 times the original volume. After that, you need to rinse off any dark bits and impurities.

2. Place peach gum and 1 liter water in a large sauce pan and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 30 to 40 minutes, during which the liquid will turn a little sticky.

3. Add sugar to taste, and add the cranberries and wolfberries.

4. Peach gum tastes better if you chill it. Just before serving spoon over cold cream or milk

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