Homemade Red Bean Paste

Sweet red bean paste is a nutritious and delicious cooking ingredient used in many Chinese sweet desserts and pastries. Red bean paste or adzuki bean paste is a sweet bean paste that is dark red in colour and … Read More

Pumpkin and Coconut Layered Cake (Kuih Talam)

Kuih talam is another well-liked Nyonya or Peranakan cake in Southeast Asia. Peranakan cuisine is the fusion of Chinese and Malay cuisines due to intermarriages between the Chinese and Malay population. Nonya or Peranakan cuisines are reknown for … Read More

Red Bean Paste Buns (Dou Sha Bao)

Red bean paste or adzuki beans paste is a dark red sweet bean paste used in many Chinese desserts and pastries. This paste is also widely used in Japanese and Korean cuisines. Red bean paste buns (dou sha … Read More

Paleo Vegan Mandarin Orange Almond Muffins

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Muffins are a type of bread that are baked in individual muffin pans. They are similar in appearance to cupcakes but without the sweet frosting of cupcakes. Muffins can also be savoury as well as sweet. Muffins are … Read More

Vegan Pandan Kaya Buns (Coconut Jam Buns)

Coconut jam, also called kaya or srikaya is a spread for food like bread, biscuits and crackers. The main ingredients are usually coconut milk, sugar or palm sugar, eggs and pandan (screwpine) leaves. Kaya means rich in Malay … Read More

Bubur Cha Cha (Bo Bo Cha Cha)

Bubur Cha Cha or Bo Bo Cha Cha is a very popular sweet Peranakan Nonya dessert in South East Asia. Peranakan are the descendants from intermarriages between the early Chinese immigrants and the local Malay women in Malaysia, … Read More

Cacao Dahlia butter Cookies (Biskuit Semperit)

Dahlia butter cookies, also called dahlia biscuits or biskuit semperit in Malay language are delightful “melt in the mouth” cookies that are not only very easy to make but look pretty and appealing as they are shaped like … Read More

Lychee Sorbet

Sorbet is a very popular icy dessert created from mixing water and sugar, classically made with flavouring like fruit juice or fruit puree added. With the popularity of raw and healthy desserts emerging, fresh fruits are often used … Read More

Creamy Almond Pudding

Almond pudding, also called almond jelly, annin tofu or almond tofu, is a soft, jelly like dessert made of Chinese almonds (also called apricot kernels or apricot almonds, the mellow part within the seed of an apricot), agar-agar … Read More

Chinese Steamed Custard Buns

Bao or baozi is a type of steamed filled bun or bread-like bun (often made with yeast) in Chinese cuisines. There are countless number of variations to the fillings and methods of preparing these buns. These buns are … Read More

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