ice cream

Chinese Food No. 2: Mung Bean Ice Cream

From Beijing’s finest food to its worst – we kept seeing a lolly that looked like it was pea flavoured in the ice cream freezers. Intrigued, we decided to try it – I can just about imagine a pea and mint ice cream being refreshing, if a little odd. Alas, it turned out not to be pea flavoured but mung bean flavoured. I don’t actually know what a mung bean is but I can assure you it tastes pretty gross. I also managed to drop it down my legs so then had to walk around with green-streaked legs for the second part of the day…