Homemade Har Gow (蝦餃)

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Something a little different from the usual things I make, we made Har Gow from scratch! It tasted good but definitely doesn’t have the normal har gow look. Ingredients: (makes about 15) Skin: 1 1/2 Cup Wheat Starch 2 tbsp tapioca Starch 1 cup boiling water 1 tbsp oil 1 tsp salt Filling: 800 gram […]

Homemade Shumai – 烧卖

Friday, January 29th, 2016

I’ve been trying to make some more homemade dim sum, and this time we’re in the kitchen making some Shu Mai, and I like using pork. You can substitute with chicken, or a mixture with shrimp as well. Today, we’re making all pork shu mai! This recipe makes about 20 shu mai, which is 2 […]

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 Eggnog

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

December is my a great month for me as it’s the one month I allow myself to indulge. It’s once a year certain delicious treats come around and Eggnog is definitely one of those! I use to make my own eggnog, then got too lazy and now I started to make it myself again! It’s […]

Blue Dragon Tomato & Sweet Chilli Cooking Sauce

Monday, June 24th, 2013

I haven’t cooked with my Blue Dragon cooking sauces in awhile now, and today I just felt like trying their Tomato and Sweet Chilli Cooking Sauce and I’ve got to say, it ranks really high in taste for me! I made a simple dinner with this sauce so I first sauteed my onions with the […]

Homemade Cha Trung – Vietnamese Steamed Pork Meatloaf with Egg

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

I was at a Vietnamese restaurant the other day, and all I really wanted was something I haven’t had in years, and it was Cha Trung, which is essentially pork meatloaf that is steamed cooked, with an egg on top. I figured it wouldn’t be hard to make, so I attempted my version of it […]

Recipe to Riches Season 2 – Cakes, Puddings & Pies

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Horray!! It’s that time of year again where Recipe to Riches is back on TV! As weird as it sounds, I’ve been waiting for it to air again since the last season! Episode 1 is for Cakes, Puddings & Pies which is the category that took home the grand prize last season! The Top 3 […]

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 Soy Milk – 豆漿

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Home Made Soya Bean Milk I have just figured out I really like to make homemade Soy Milk, as it only costs about $0.75 to make a litre of this drink! It’s actually not very hard to make either! Ingredients: Serving Size 2 Cups (500mL) 1/2 Cup Soy Bean 1 1/2 cup Cold Water First, […]

Homemade Satay Sauce on Gai Lan

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Home Made Chinese Broccoli with Satay Sauce Okay, I made a delicious dish with Gai Lan which is also known as Chinese Broccoli in some places. It’s an easy to make dish, as you only need to blanch the gai lan until tender crisp. Then, just make the satay sauce in a little bowl to […]