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Craving For Cincau? These Are 5 Delicious Recipes That You Can Make With It

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Cincau is a jelly-like food that has a mild, slightly bitter taste but it is definitely delicious. It has been such a familiar ingredient that many people used in their recipes especially during Ramadan. Talking about cincau, the only recipe that would pop up in people’s minds would be none other than Sirap Cincau or even Bandung Cincau. Little do people know, there are actually so many simple recipes that can be made just by using cincau.

Cincau can be mostly used in any desserts and also beverages as they have this chewy texture that is very enjoyable to eat by everyone. In these modern days, people could be extra innovative and come out with so many new recipes that can be made by using cincau. These are 5 delicious recipes that can be made with them.

1) Cincau Pudding

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups cincau (coarsely chopped).
  • 1 packet of powdered gelatin (10gm).
  • 1 cup coconut milk.
  • 1 can of evaporated creamer.
  • 1 can of condensed milk.
  • 1 cup water.

Steps

  • Prepare the ingredients.
  • Cincau chopped and place in a container. Put coconut milk, evaporated creamer, condensed milk, agar powder, and water into the pot and bring to a boil. After boiling, pour it into a container containing cincau. Let the pudding harden before storing it in the refrigerator.

2) Cincau Thai Green Tea 

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Thai green tea powder.
  • 1 glass of boiling hot water.
  • 3 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk.
  • 1 cup ice cubes.

Steps

  • Soak the tea powder with hot water until the tea is fluffy.
  • In a glass, stir in sweetened condensed milk using a teaspoon three times. Pour half a glass of green tea water and stir well.
  • In another glass, fill the ice cubes and also the cincau that have been cut into small pieces. Pour in the green tea water mixture.
  • Ready to be enjoyed.

3) Cincau Cream Crackers Pudding

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Ingredients

  • 10 grams of agar-agar powder.
  • 250 grams of sugar.
  • 5 pieces of cream crackers.
  • 100 ml of evaporated creamer.
  • 100 grams of cincau.
  • 1 liter of water.
  • 3-4 dots of pink dye.

Steps

  • Combine agar-agar powder, sugar, and water. Bring to a boil.
  • After boiling, reduce the heat and pour 5 teaspoons of the mixture into a mold that has been moistened with water. Chop the cincau in it. You can also cut it. Let cool, and harden under a fan.
  • For the rest of the mixture, add the evaporated creamer and the cracked cream cracker biscuits. Stir well. Open a small fire this time.
  • When the cincau layer hardens, scoop half of the mixture and pour over the cincau layer. Let it freeze again.
  • The last remaining, add 3-4 drops of pink dye. Stir well.
  • Finally, pour the pink mixture after the milk layer has frozen. Cool first, before storing in the refrigerator.
  • Ready to be served.

4) Cincau Strawberry Float

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Ingredients

  • Fanta Strawberry.
  • Vanilla Ice Cream.
  • Cincau.
  • Ice cube.

Steps

  • Prepare the ingredients, put ice in a glass.
  • Cut cincau into small pieces.
  • Pour Fanta Strawberry into the glass and add 2 scoops of ice cream and place cincau as a topping.

5) Bandung Cincau White Chocolate

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cincau.
  • 2 tablespoons condensed milk.
  • 3 tablespoons evaporated creamer.
  • 2 tablespoons white chocolate.
  • Ice cube.
  • 50 ml of warm water.
  • 1 teaspoon syrup.

Steps

  • Prepare the material that we need.
  • Prepare 50ml of warm water in a cup then add 1 teaspoon of syrup dye and stir until well combined.
  • Add condensed milk and evaporated creamer and stir until it is well blended. Then add ice cubes and then add white chocolate topping and sprinkle cincau on top of it.
  • It is ready to be served.

Sources: Cookpad

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Movie Review: Unexpected Plot & Hilarious Segments, ‘The Con-Heartist’ Is Now On Netflix

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If you love Thailand rom-com films, this one is definitely for you! Starred by Pimchanok Leuwisetpaiboon, the same actress that played Nam, in A Little Thing Called Love, this movie could leave you in tears and die out of laughter.

This romantic comedy film was directed by Mez Tharatorn, the same director of the famous Thailand movie, ‘I Fine..Thank You..Love You’. It was released in 2020 and as of now, it received 7.2/10 ratings on IMDb.

The total runtime of the movie is 120 minutes which is around 2 hours 10 minutes. The movie has a genre as Debt, Con Artist, Unusual Friendship, and Revenge.

What ‘The Con-Heartist’ Is About:

Ina, an innocent girl was ditched by her boyfriend after he scams her and took away her savings. After the unfortunate event, Ina turns completely unstable and broke. She comes across another scammer when she was about to get scam for a second time, in a phone scandal.

Thanks to her previous misfortune, she did not fall for it and even caught the scammer. Instead of handing the scammer guy to the police for further investigation, Ina uses him to take revenge on his ex-lover.

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What Can Be Said About ‘The Con-Heartist’:

A light-hearted film with good-looking casts and an unexpected plot, this film can surely be enjoyed by many.

Apart from the funny and suspense scenes, the plot of the movie Con Heartist is surely the best. It is not some cliche movie and the plot is unexpected, leaving you wondering what comes next. Although it is not fulfilled with many romance elements, there is a romance that can be seen at the end of the story.

Overall, this movie is totally recommended. It is filled with fun elements and some cute moments. There is a balance in heart-warming and hilarious segments. The sad scene can be seen when we would feel sorry for the main character, Ina.

Sources: Otaku Kart, IMDb

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(Video) These 3 Out of 4 Buildings of ‘Corus Paradise Resort’ Are Abandoned And Haunted!

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Located at Jalan Pantai, Port Dickson specifically in Negeri Sembilan, the Corus Paradise Resort is considered a haven for those who love a good view of nature. It is actually near the Straits of Malacca. Other than that, it is also of course would be near the sea. In terms of transportation, it is strategically situated near major roads and highways.

From the famous Kuala Lumpur International Airport, it will only take you 35 minutes to get here. It has 200 rooms, and can accommodate up to 300 people for their seminars and events area. This Corus Paradise Resort has received a lot of negative reviews and also comments from many of their visitors.

Corus Paradise Resort may boast 4 buildings, but only one of them is in good condition and ready to accommodate guests. In fact, previous guests have reported that the other 3 buildings look abandoned with paint coming off the walls, no lights available.

Other than that, the lifts used in the buildings also have strange smells that are unbearable for human beings. The abandoned buildings also have unexplainable watermarks on the walls as if the place had experienced terrible flooding in the past.

Sources: YouTube AMR AMRadyo.

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Movie Review: Love of Relationship And Sad of Heartbreak In ‘Sweet & Sour’ Movie

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Sweet & Sour is actually a 2021 South Korean romantic comedy movie. It is based on one of the famous novels titled Initiation Love originally made by Kurumi Inui. The movie directed by Lee Gye-byeok and also starring the one and only Jang Ki-yong, Chae Soo-bin, and Krystal Jung. The movie is about a story of a love at first sight couple who drift apart due to a job assignment. It was officially released on Netflix on the 4th of June 2021.

The description made about this particular movie is stated as, “Faced with real-world opportunities and challenges, a couple endures the highs and lows of trying to make a long-distance relationship survive”. Romance is king when it comes to Korean storylines and Sweet & Sour promises not only to bring heart-fluttering moments but also heart-wrenching moments of heartbreak.

What ‘Sweet & Sour’ Is About

Jang Hyeok is in a romantic relationship with Jung Da-Eun, who works as a nurse. When they first started to date, Jang Hyeok was a sweet boyfriend to Jung Da-Eun, but he is not anymore. Meanwhile, Jang Hyeok begins to work as a temporary worker for a large company. He tries to get a permanent position at the company. This places Jang Hyeok in a competitive position with Han Bo-Yeong, who also wants the same job. Jang Hyeok and Han Bo-Yeong also cooperate with each other and as they work together, they get closer.

This couple thinks they are on their way to happily ever after. But they are about to find out that with distractions, temptations, and an unexpected spark with someone new, even the sweetest love can turn sour.

What Can Be Said About ‘Sweet & Sour’

If you are looking for a movie that stokes romantic fantasies, or tugs your heartstrings with stirring melodrama, Sweet & Sour will not satisfy your needs. Instead, this is a movie that sparks contemplation. It paints a picture of romance that will feel real to many viewers, especially in South Korea and other Asian countries.

Sources: YouTube The Swoon.

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