Cool and fragrant osmanthus jelly

Add wolfberries to konnyaku osmanthus jelly for sweetness.
Add wolfberries to konnyaku osmanthus jelly for sweetness.ST PHOTOS: HEDY KHOO

Osmanthus, used in traditional Chinese medicine to help dispel heat, makes a refreshing dessert

If you are feeling cranky from the relentless heat and humidity, cool down with osmanthus jelly.

Those who adore Chinese period dramas likely know that gui hua gao, or osmanthus cake, is a prized dessert of the imperial family.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 21, 2019, with the headline 'Cool and fragrant osmanthus jelly'. Print Edition | Subscribe