All About The Lotus Leaf

This fragrant pond leaf is a great way to add a subtle sweetness to different Chinese foods. The lotus leaf is famous for its high water repellency which is great for cooking and steaming as it helps the food that it is wrapped in pick up its natural flavours ...

What Is The Lotus Leaf?

Leaf of the Lotus flower / plant.

How Do you Eat the Lotus Leaf

Soak in hot water for at least 1 hour to re-hydrate before use. Used to wrap rice or meats and often steamed to give a dish a very unique, earthy and sweet fragrance

Where Can I Buy Lotus Leaves?

Most large Chinese supermarkets will stock lotus leaves. Wing Yip definitely stock them ( www.wingyip.com).

Keep Lotus Leaves in a dry cupboard once opened