Dragon Cookies

Chinese Dragon cookies are popular Malaysian Chinese New Year cookies that are very similar to the much loved Chinese butter cookies. These cookies are piped into S-shape using an open star piping nozzle and piping bag with 2 … 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

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

Daisy Custard Butter Cookies

These custard butter cookies are an old fashioned favourite for festive seasons like Chinese New Year and Hari Raya in Malaysia. Daisy shaped cookies are one of the most customary cookies served up in the 1970s and 1980s … Read More

Sweet Potato Glutinous Rice Balls (Ondeh Ondeh/Onde Onde)

Ondeh ondeh or onde onde is a conventional rice cake made from glutinous rice flour and sometimes mixed with mashed sweet potato, in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia (called keplon). It is a small round rice ball flavoured with … Read More

Pandan Chiffon Cake

Pandan cake or pandan chiffon cake also called sponge cake or chiffon cake, is a very light and fluffy soft textured cake made from vegetable oil, sugar, flour, baking powder and eggs plus flavourings. It is originated from … Read More

Tapioca Cake

Tapioca or cassava (also called yucca, manioc and manihot) belongs to the common starchy root crops like potatoes, sweet potatoes, yams and arrowroots. Tapioca is a starch made from the roots of cassava plants. It is organically gluten … Read More

Pineapple Tarts

Pineapple tarts or often called nastar in Indonesian and Malaysian languages, are small bite-size pastries either crowned or packed with pineapple jam, originated in South East Asia. They are normally considered as “festive cookies”, as they are customarily … Read More