Charcoal Sesame Mooncakes, Matcha Red bean Mooncakes and Five nut Mooncakes (Recipe)

I’ve made at least 500 mooncakes in my life but have never gotten down to writing a recipe. Rather than keeping to the traditional mooncakes, I’ve attempted to deviate slightly off course to create these more colourful ones. This recipe should be easy for even an amateur baker but here are some hopefully helpful mooncakeContinue reading “Charcoal Sesame Mooncakes, Matcha Red bean Mooncakes and Five nut Mooncakes (Recipe)”

Sourdough Ox-Tongue Pastry 牛舌饼 (Recipe)

Most people know Taiwan for its Sun pastry (太阳饼) and Pineapple pastry. Those are unquestionably delicious. But my all-time favourite has to be the Ox-Tongue pastry (牛舌饼). It isn’t as well known perhaps because it feels more like breakfast than a snack but for me it’s everything. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack, supper… why not? UnlikeContinue reading “Sourdough Ox-Tongue Pastry 牛舌饼 (Recipe)”

Decadent Milo Layer Cake (Recipe)

This cake is moist, crumbly and decadent. Its milo flavoured, which really means malted chocolate flavoured. For the text version of the recipe, click here.

Super Soft Mochi 麻署 (Recipe)

One of my favourite foods is mochi. That soft, chewy texture and fragrance of glutinous rice never fails to trigger my appetite. In Taiwan, I ate some of the best mochi I’ve ever had in my life, from 一之軒. It was super soft and almost melt-in-the-mouth, with the right amount of chewiness. I decided to comeContinue reading “Super Soft Mochi 麻署 (Recipe)”

A Cookie Special

less than 8 weeks left! till I leave Singapore for seven years or forever. till I can no longer bake. (or for at least 7 years anyway) and its all worth it. So many years of struggling and trying to get there… all worth it.   That news is all for another time! For now,Continue reading “A Cookie Special”

Like a Sachertorte

I made this cake with a lady friend of mine with an intense love for anything dangerously rich and calorie-laden, and who despite this, owns a slim physique. The world is unfair, I know– that is until I get well again. I will live for that day… if I do manage to get through theContinue reading “Like a Sachertorte”

Revive Your Buns– Just another Bread Pudding ?

Since school ended last December, I’ve ‘discovered’ some really impressive stuff. So I decided to compile everything andh opefully, I will pass this ‘enthusiasm’ to you guys. . My Recommendations . 1. TOUCH (Season 1, thus far) TOUCH is about this little kid who happens to be super cute, mute and is able to seeContinue reading “Revive Your Buns– Just another Bread Pudding ?”

B-Caraibe (A Vanilla-Chocolate-Banana Entremet)

It is an entremet with banana mousse, vanilla chantilly whipped cream and chocolate tofu cream sandwiched between springy almond sponge. The banana layer almost gave me a heart attack (though unlikely). I used some really ripe, soggy, close to rotting bananas that were just barely swimming in their own juice. I added lemon juice, blendedContinue reading “B-Caraibe (A Vanilla-Chocolate-Banana Entremet)”

Bread Pudding Tart with Brown Sugar Crumble (low fat & whole wheat)

Dear Barney, or Mr Stinson (Recovering Mentally Unsound human being, Whatever you prefer I call you), You’re handsome, hot, surprising sensitive, sometimes hilariously dumb, an insult to Barney the Dinosaur (since you two share the same name), terribly rich, gorgeously well-dressed and would totally win a Girls’ Choice Award. Unfortunately, I chanced upon your patent forContinue reading “Bread Pudding Tart with Brown Sugar Crumble (low fat & whole wheat)”

Peanut Butter & Jelly Pie — The Ultimate Makeover

. Imagine a delicious, guilt-inducing pie that’s all these… Alright, quit imagining because its reality.  Just look at that! A square piece of Peanut Butter & Jelly Pie and a cup of Homemade Soy Milk. A vegan high tea set!  . I like the pie frozen, but if you’re not into an ice-cream like,  peanutContinue reading “Peanut Butter & Jelly Pie — The Ultimate Makeover”