Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Homemade Prawn Crackers 自制虾饼

When I was young, always seeing my mother made prawn crackers during CNY. My mother has been stopped making prawn crackers since last few years as she just bought from my auntie who selling prawn crackers. But after seeing my niece making her own prawn crackers, inspired me to make some. My first attempted was a success one, the taste just nice and full of prawn aroma.

Monday, January 26, 2015

My appearance on "Morning Tai Tai" 活力早晨 on NTV7

I was invited by NTV 7 (a local Chinese TV channel ) on a morning talk show called " MorningTai Tai " 活力早晨 on every Monday and Wednesday at 8 am from today onwards till end of March. I will share some simple and quick recipes on this show. When I started my humble blog, I have never think that I will be sharing my cooking on the TV program one day. I need to thank my friend, J who recommended me to this show. And I also thank all of you for supporting me all this while.  If you are unable to watch this Chinese show , you can register on www.tonton.com.my to watch this show " Morning Tai Tai "( 活力早晨 ).

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.
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