Baked Goods

Homemade Simple Vanilla Macarons Recipe

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

I’ve recently been introduced to macarons, and I loved them! The nice crispy shell texture with a soft centre make an amazing treat! Not only do the ones at the store taste good – they look amazing! So, I figured I’d try my hand at making a simple batch of Vanilla Macarons as it appears […]

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

Monday, November 4th, 2013

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted my own cooking now… but, I recently was asked to make my best friend a fail proof recipe for something chicken and fail proof. I chose to teach her Chicken Pot Pie as it’s very versatile, and you really can’t goof on it. Ingredients: Serves 2 (you can always […]

Homemade Pizza

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

I just made a bunch of ham and what I really wanted was a ham pizza. So, instead of going to the grocery store and purchasing a premade crust, I figured I would try my hand at making one. Ingredients: (makes 1 medium or 2 small) 2 cups of All Purpose Flour 2 cups of […]

Homemade Simple Vanilla Creme Brulee

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Home Made Crema Catalana I’ve always loved Creme Brulee for any part of the day – dessert, snack with coffee/tea, and sometimes, even breakfast! I use to buy the pre-made ones, where you pour some sugar on top and burn the sugar with a torch. Then, recently, I started ordering them for dessert at restaurants, […]

Homemade Nutella Cookies

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Easy Nutella Cookies So, I guess there’s something called International Chocolate Day, and once I heard that, I went through my pantry to see what I had… so, I found enough ingredients to make a small batch of Nutella Cookies that are quick and simple! I must say, the house smells absolutely amazing right now! […]

Homemade Chinese Roast Pork Belly – Siu Yuk 燒肉

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Home Made Crispy Skin Pork Belly – Siew Yoke Okay, this isn’t something we eat a lot of at all, but I really wanted to make it, and it’s Roast Pork Belly. I bought my strip of pork belly with bone in and skin on from the Asian grocery market, and we just got a […]

Homemade Bor Lor Bao – 菠蘿包

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Home Made Chinese Pineapple Bun Recipe Ingredients (makes 4-6 mini buns): Dough: 1 1/2 cup flour 1/2 tbsp yeast 1/2 tbsp butter 1/4 cup milk 1 egg beaten pinch of salt pinch of sugar oil Topping: 2 1/2 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp butter 1 egg yolk 1/4 tsp baking soda 1 tbsp milk 1/2 cup […]

Homemade Wheat Bread Roll

Sunday, February 12th, 2012

Home Made Bread Bun I was on a soup and sandwich for a little while, and all I needed was 2 fresh rolls for lunch! So, I’ve made a little recipe to make either 2 “longer” rolls, or 4 buns. Ingredients (Serving size 2-4 rolls): 1 package of yeast 1 cup Wheat flour 1/2 cup […]

Home Made Palmier

Friday, October 28th, 2011

I’ve made Palmier‘s twice now from my kitchen, and I had no idea my husband liked this treat until he ordered one at a cafe. To surprise him, I made some at home and he was really happy! It takes no effort at all to make them and no recipe either really! I use the […]