However, I did uncover many selections not usually sampled by a western sweet tooth such as: desserts made with beans, won ton sweet rolls, sesame seed fried custard, white fungus with rock sugar, and deep-fried watermelon.
The traditional filling for cream puffs is sweetened whipped cream; however, some cooks like to either flavor the whipped cream with vanilla or other extracts, or to fill the puffs with custard.
In February 2001, Ripa, along with guest host Wilmer Valderrama (That 70s Show), made it into the Guinness Book of World Records when she hit him in the face 24 times with custard pies.
Crème Renversée looks very impressive when you serve it, but if you can make a simple syrup and a simple custard, you can put this together with ease.
Bananas are the most important crop. Other fruits grown in smaller quantities include oranges, figs, dates, pineapples, guavas, custard-apples and prickly pears.
Oranges are often plentiful, also pine-apples, guavas, custard-apples, mangoes and bananas.
Among fruit trees, besides the wild fruits already mentioned, are the pineapple, mango, papua, guava, grenadilla, rose apple, custard apple, soursop, loquat, naartje, shaddock and citrous fruits.
The principal fruit trees are the duri-an, mangosteen, custard-apple, pomegranate,.
Among the chief productions of the plains are rice (the staple export of the country); pepper (chiefly from Chantabun); sirih, sago, sugar-cane, coco-nut and betel, Palmyra or sugar and attap palms; many forms of banana and other fruit, such as durian, orange-pommelo, guava, bread-fruit, mango, jack fruit, pine-apple, custard-apple and mangosteen.
Among cultivated fruits are the following: - Mango (Mangifera indica), plantain (Musa paradisiaca), pine-apple (Ananassa sativa), pomegranate (Punica Granatum), guava (Psidium pomiferum and P. pyriferum), tamarind (Tamarindus indica), jack (Artocarpus integrifolia), custard-apple (Anona squamosa), papaw (Carica Papaya), shaddock (Citrus decumana), and several varieties of fig, melon, orange, lime and citron.