Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Nyonya Pineapple Tarts 娘惹黄梨挞

This batch of pineapple tarts just for warm up before CNY ^_^. This time I wanted to tried this type of Nyonya pineapple tarts (open tart) which my friend Jane made it long time ago. This Nyonya type is different from my melt in mouth pineapple tart which the tart case tasted slightly crunchy. And this recipe is using margarine instead of butter.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Red bean & Mochi bread buns 红豆蔴糬面包

My kids like to buy a type of match bread that wrapped with red bean paste and mochi from a nearby bakery shop. Also a Instagram friend requested me to make a nice red bean and mochi that she has tasted. So this is my version of red bean and mochi buns.

Homemade red bean paste 自制红豆蓉馅料

Just like to record how to make red bean paste here. Normally i just make quick and easy version. Cook a pot of red bean soup, enjoy the soup and use the cooked red bean cook into red bean paste (add some sugar). This way you will have skin with the paste, sometime it taste a hint of bitterness from the skin. So this time i tried to make another method by removing the skin, and it taste really good. Furthermore, we can control the oil and sweetness when we homemade our red bean paste.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Mini muffin pancake 迷你玛芬松饼

My daughter's best friend came over to stay with us for couple of days. And since my kids are also not yet start schooling, So I was thinking to make some pancake for them as breakfast. While i was preparing, suddenly i changed my mind instead of pan fry them but bake them like muffin. I also tried to googled and found there are many recipes making the same way. So i have confident it will work well. And this method is so easy and quick, rather to pan fry them.

Friday, January 2, 2015

Butter Chicken 印度牛油咖喱鸡

Butter chicken is a classic Indian cuisine. Recently I just saw this recipe in a new cookbook that I bought, immediately bookmarked to try it out. Frankly, even though this cuisine so called butter chicken, but the butter amount used is very minimal only.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Autumn in Central Park, New York Nov 2014 秋天的中央公园,纽约

I was knowing that beautiful of fall colour at Central Park NYC , so it was listed one of the place must visit during our trip. We visited this park on the 2nd day of arrival as we have checked weather was good on that day. We just walked about 5mins to this park since the hotel just located nearby. Every corner of this park was so beautiful and awesome. So I just let these pictures that I took to speak for me.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Chicago USA 芝加哥自由行_Nov 2014


Last month, I got this opportunity to tag along with my husband to Chicago US who was on a business trip.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Tiger bread 老虎面包

I have been trying making this tiger bread for few months ago. But I couldn't achieve the nice crack effect, and almost wanted to drop the idea of making this bread. Until recently I found a cookbook that has this recipe, immediately try it out and great to see the nice effect.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Chicken with 40 cloves of garlic 四十瓣蒜烤鸡

While I transited at CDG airport Paris when returned from US trip. I spotted a French cookbook in English, so happy and quickly bought this cookbook. The first recipe immediately I try out is this Chicken with 40 cloves of garlic, perfect to cook in a lazy Sunday dinner.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Plain Bagel 原味貝果

Sandwich is the most common breakfast during our trip to Chicago and New York. Their sandwich usually use baguette, English muffin or bagels and stuffed with ham, egg, cheese and etc. This is not the first time I made bagel, the first bagel I made was added with potato. This time I tried a new recipe and just made plain type of bagel.
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