Yes you read that right and might be thinking, “why should I take any advice from a novice?!” I don’t blame you but hear me out! Most baking advice are written by experts and sometimes they skim through steps that are so glaringly obvious to […]
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Happy Lunar New Year! Chinese Singaporeans and Malaysians celebrate by eating and serving several lucky dishes to usher in the new year. One of these snacks is the pineapple tart, which is a bite-sized butter pastry topped with pineapple jam. By eating and serving pineapple tarts, […]
For the longest time, I hated strawberry ice cream. The ones I tried had an unnatural pink hue and tasted really artificial. One hot summer’s day, my friend Suzanne scooped me some of her homemade strawberry ice cream made from fresh strawberries. I’ll never forget just […]
Need an easy, light, beautiful and tasty dessert for your next dinner party? Look no further than the cloud-like pavlova. The meringue dessert was created in New Zealand to honor the Russian ballerina, Anna Pavlova, who performed there and in Australia in the 1920s. According […]
Kueh bengka is one of the most popular desserts in Southeast Asia. Made from grated tapioca and coconut, it’s not too sweet, has a lovely semi-firm texture and is a perfect bite-sized dessert for parties and afternoon tea. Kueh Bengka Recipe Ingredients: 2 pounds grated […]
When you walk along streets with picturesque heritage buildings in Singapore, Indonesia or Malaysia, you’ll come across stores selling kuehs, bite-sized steamed savory snacks or desserts typically made of glutinous rice or rice flour. Many variations of kuehs were created by the Peranakans, a unique culture that was born […]