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

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

Creamy Mushroom Soup

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It’s been a long time since I’ve made mushroom soup! Was craving it this morning and since I had some portobello mushrooms in my refrigerator, I decided to use them up. I didn’t have any homemade chicken stock on hand so I used Knorr’s concentrated chicken stock. I followed the same recipe as per my … 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

Crab Rangoon (Crab & Cream Cheese Wonton)

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Crab rangoons are deep-fried wontons stuffed with cream cheese and crab meat filling, and are apparently classified as Chinese cuisine. But I’ve to admit that I’ve never heard of them until recently. I found out that these crab rangoons are actually an American invention and are commonly sold in Chinese restaurants in America. No wonder … Read more

Creme Brulee Mille Crepe Cake

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$8-10 for that one slice of crepe cake – because it is very labour-intensive to make! Apart from xiao long bao, I believe this crepe cake is one of the most challenging recipe I’ve attempted thus far. It’s not that difficult to make but requires a lot of patience and perseverance. After attempting it twice, I’ve discovered some … Read more

French Toast with Caramelized Apples

French Toast with Caramelized Apples

I vividly remember when I was younger, my mother used to make french toast for me. It’s been a long time since I’ve eaten homemade french toast! Recently, the only ones I have eaten are the fancy ones at cafes which cost more than $10, making me wonder why I pay so much for a … Read more

Cheesy Mashed Potato Waffles

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Was really excited to make some rosti waffles but in the end I had to make mashed potato waffles instead. I totally forgot about my pot of potatoes boiling away, and only remembered them after they were fork tender, which is not ideal for making rosti. So instead I made mashed potato waffles – and … Read more

Ground Beef Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Ground Beef Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Made a simple ground beef grilled cheese sandwich for breakfast this morning. I’m not sure why I haven’t made more of such sandwiches for breakfast, because they are so so good! It’s pretty sinful with all that butter and cheese, but unfortunately sinful food usually equates to tasty food. If you don’t eat beef, you … Read more