Yam Paste

Yam Paste

The one thing I look forward to most whenever I attend Chinese banquet weddings, apart from seeing the bride and groom get married of course, is the dessert served at the end – that is if they serve yam paste (orh nee/芋泥)! Smooth, creamy yam paste, topped off with fragrant coconut milk, is an occasional … Read more

Brown Butter Victoria Sponge Cake

Brown Butter Victoria Sponge Cake

I love the taste of butter in my food, but brown butter really takes things up one notch. The smell of butter browning fills the entire kitchen with a nutty and caramel-like aroma that is unrivalled. If you haven’t tried brown butter, you really should! I assure you that you will love it too. I … Read more

Crispy Red Bean Pancake

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 Red bean pancake – a crispy, brown crepe hugging a layer of sweet, velvety red bean paste – is one of the desserts I like to order at Chinese restaurants. It’s the perfect balance of sweet and savoury, and a great way to end your meal at a Chinese restaurant. Of course, yam paste will be another … Read more

Honeycomb Vanilla Ice Cream

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The other day I had some honeycomb vanilla ice cream at Fat Cow (Japanese restaurant) and I was blown away. It was one of the best ice cream I had in my life!! I told myself I need to try and make this honeycomb vanilla ice cream so that I can indulge in some whenever … Read more

Speculoos Cookie Butter Ice Cream

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Years back, I remember being very excited after having my first spoonful of Speculoos cookie butter. I was already a huge fan of Lotus Biscoff cookies (caramelized spice cookies), and now they come in a spreadable form that you can pair your toast with! Back then, it was reasonably hard to get your hands on … Read more

The Secret to Crispy Waffles


What’s more disappointing than tasteless waffles? Soggy, doughy waffles. I’ve had my fair share of great crispy waffles, but also have been served many soggy, chewy waffles at restaurants. This led me to wonder if it’s really that difficult to achieve crispy waffles that’s light and airy inside, with just the right amount of chew. So for the … Read more

Mee Jiang Kueh (Peanut Pancake)

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Mee Jiang Kueh (or some call it Min Jiang Kueh) is a soft, fluffy pancake that usually has peanut filling sandwiched in between, but can also contain red bean paste or cream corn. It’s a popular snack that Singaporeans grew up eating, and is very easy to make on your own! I also love it … Read more

Souffle Pancake

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Jazz up your breakfast by switching plain, old pancakes to souffle pancakes! These souffle pancakes are soft, fluffy and will melt in your mouth. Alternatively, pair the pancakes with ice cream for a wonderful dessert. These pancakes are most commonly seen in Japanese fusion restaurants like Miam Miam and Hoshino Coffee. They do require some … Read more

10-minute Muah Chee

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[Edit] Please take note of the following: Note 1: Cooking times may differ according to amount of muah chee you’re making. If you’re making less than the recipe calls for, please reduce cooking time. Similarly, if you’re making double the recipe, cooking time will also increase. Note 2: This recipe is based on a 1000W microwave … Read more