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Aiyu Jelly with Grapes Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 package of aiyu jelly powder (25g)
- 1 cup of sugar
- 8 cups of water
- 2 cups of seedless grapes, halved

Special equipment needed:
- Large pot
- Mixing spoon
- Jelly mold or container
- Knife

Step-by-step instructions:

1. In a large pot, mix aiyu jelly powder, sugar, and water. Stir well until all ingredients are dissolved.

2. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for 10 minutes.

3. Remove the pot from the heat and let it cool for 5 minutes.

4. Pour the mixture into a jelly mold or container. Add the halved grapes into the mixture.

5. Let the mixture cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until the jelly is set.

6. Once the jelly is set, remove it from the mold or container and cut it into small cubes.

7. Serve the aiyu jelly with grapes chilled.

- Time:
Preparation time: 10 minutes
- Cooking time: 10 minutes
- Cooling and refrigeration time: 2 hours
- Boil over medium heat, then simmer over low heat.
Serving size:
- 6-8 servings

Nutritional information:
- Calories: 150
- Fat: 0g
- Carbohydrates: 38g
- Protein: 0g
- Fiber: 1g
- Sodium: 15mg

Substitutions for ingredients:
- You can use honey or agave syrup instead of sugar.
- You can use any type of fruit instead of grapes.

- You can add coconut milk to the mixture for a creamier texture.
- You can add mint leaves or lemon juice for a refreshing taste.

Tips and tricks:
- Make sure to stir the mixture constantly to prevent lumps from forming.
- Use a non-stick pot to prevent the mixture from sticking to the bottom.
- You can add more or less sugar according to your taste preference.

Storage instructions:
- Store the aiyu jelly with grapes in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
- Aiyu jelly with grapes is best served chilled and does not need to be reheated.

Presentation ideas:
- Serve the aiyu jelly with grapes in a clear glass bowl to showcase the colorful grapes.

- You can top the aiyu jelly with whipped cream or fresh mint leaves.

- Aiyu jelly with grapes pairs well with green tea or iced tea.

Suggested side dishes:
- Serve the aiyu jelly with grapes as a dessert after a meal.

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the jelly does not set, try adding more aiyu jelly powder and simmering for a few more minutes.

Food safety advice:
- Make sure to use clean utensils and containers when making the jelly.
- Store the jelly in the refrigerator to prevent bacterial growth.

Food history:
- Aiyu jelly is a popular dessert in Taiwan made from the seeds of the aiyu fruit.

Flavor profiles:
- Aiyu jelly with grapes has a sweet and refreshing taste.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve the aiyu jelly with grapes as a light and healthy dessert.

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Region: Taiwanese

Taste: Refreshing, Sweet, Fruity, Tangy