Ma Lai Gao (Chinese Steamed Sponge Cake)

Ma Lai Gao (Chinese Steamed Sponge Cake) Gluten Free

Ma Lai Gao (Chinese steamed sponge cake) is a very popular dim sum dessert in yum cha restaurants globally. The direct translation from Cantonese is Malay Sponge Cake. Especially prevalent in Hong kong and Guangdong province in both yum cha restaurants and traditional tea houses. Likewise, CNN has even listed …

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Chinese Black Sesame Cake

Chinese Black Sesame Cake Gluten Free

Chinese Black Sesame Cake is a popular Hong Kong (Cantonese) Style cake. Traditionally made with water chestnut flour and black sesame paste or puree and typically steamed not baked. For my gluten free Chinese Black Sesame Cake, I am using gluten free self-raising flour, finely ground black sesame seeds. And …

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Chinese Walnut Cookies

Chinese Walnut Cookies Gluten Free

Chinese Walnut Cookies, also called Hup Toh Soh 核桃酥 in Cantonese, are an old-style favourite Chinese New Year (CNY) cookies. Moreover, they are crunchy, nutty with mild earthy fragrance. Besides, we often give cookies as gifts or served to friends and family when they visit your house during CNY. And …

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Chinese Steamed Egg Pudding

Chinese Steamed Egg Pudding Gluten Free

Many people make the Chinese Steamed Egg Pudding as a sweet version of Chinese steamed egg dessert. Besides, it is a very popular and delicious dessert amongst all ages and extremely easy to make. In Hong Kong, you can find this well-liked dessert in Chinese dessert houses. Whereby, they often …

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Chinese Cashew Nut Cookies

Chinese Cashew Nut Cookies Gluten Free

Chinese Cashew Nut Cookies are yet another favourite Chinese New Year cookies that are extremely popular in Malaysia and Singapore. We normally give them as gifts and/or served at home to family and friends during their Chinese New Year visits. Likewise, there are many variations of this popular cookies depending …

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Chinese Peanuts Cookies

Chinese Peanuts Cookies Gluten Free

Chinese Peanuts cookies are one of the many Chinese New Year cookies. Beside, they are no doubt the most popular and traditional cookies. Likewise, they are also easy to make, temptingly delicious and melt in your mouth. In addition, with Chinese New Year just less than one month away. These …

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Baked Pumpkin Buns with Cinnamon Pumpkin Filling

Baked Pumpkin Buns with Cinnamon Pumpkin Filling Gluten Free

My inspiration for this Baked Pumpkin Buns with Cinnamon Pumpkin Filling came from the popular Chinese steamed pumpkin buns (mantou). Besides, chefs at Chinese restaurant prepare a popular version of deep fried pumpkin buns filled with red bean paste filling. For my gluten free baked pumpkin buns recipe, I have …

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Coconut Water and Mixed Berries Jelly

Coconut Water and Mixed Berries Jelly Gluten Free

For my gluten free Coconut Water and Mixed Berries Jelly recipe, I am using all natural ingredients. A combination of coconut water and nutrient rich mixed berries. Including blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and goji berries. Likewise, I added agar agar powder to the coconut water to set the jellies. This Coconut …

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Steamed Pandan Coconut Buns

Steamed Pandan Coconut Buns Gluten Free Vegan

These steamed pandan coconut buns recipe is a fusion of Malaysian pandan coconut flavour and Chinese steamed buns. Likewise, I am using a combination of my own mix of naturally gluten free flour. Including rice flour, potato starch, tapioca flour, corn starch for my buns dough. Plus added sunflower kennels …

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Chinese Egg Cakes (Paper Wrapped Cakes)

Chinese Egg Cakes (Paper Wrapped Cakes) Gluten Free

These Chinese egg cakes (also called paper wrapped cakes) and sometimes referred to as mini egg cakes. Likewise, they regularly serve this type of Chinese pastry in Hong Kong and Macau. Besides, they also sell them in Chinese bakery shops worldwide. Most of us who grew up in Southeast Asia …

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